pinnacle (Meaning)

Wordnet

pinnacle (n)

(architecture) a slender upright spire at the top of a buttress of tower

the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development

a lofty peak

Wordnet

pinnacle (v)

surmount with a pinnacle

raise on or as if on a pinnacle

Webster

pinnacle (n.)

An architectural member, upright, and generally ending in a small spire, -- used to finish a buttress, to constitute a part in a proportion, as where pinnacles flank a gable or spire, and the like. Pinnacles may be considered primarily as added weight, where it is necessary to resist the thrust of an arch, etc.

Anything resembling a pinnacle; a lofty peak; a pointed summit.

Webster

pinnacle (v. t.)

To build or furnish with a pinnacle or pinnacles.

pinnacle Sentence Examples

  1. The athlete reached the pinnacle of her career with an Olympic gold medal.
  2. The mountain's jagged summit stood as a pinnacle against the horizon.
  3. Her scientific discovery brought her to the pinnacle of her field.
  4. The CEO's leadership propelled the company to the pinnacle of success.
  5. In her final performance, the dancer showcased her technique at its pinnacle.
  6. The towering skyscraper symbolized the pinnacle of modern architecture.
  7. The musician's virtuosity was on display as he performed at the pinnacle of his ability.
  8. The artistic masterpiece was considered the pinnacle of the painter's oeuvre.
  9. The scholar's groundbreaking research led him to the pinnacle of academia.
  10. The victorious team ascended to the pinnacle of the leaderboard.

FAQs About the word pinnacle

(architecture) a slender upright spire at the top of a buttress of tower, the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development, a lofty peak

culmination, top,zenith, peak, apex, height, crescendo, capstone, summit, high-water mark

base, nadir, foot, base,bottom, bottom, foot, nadir, abyss, rock bottom

The athlete reached the pinnacle of her career with an Olympic gold medal.

The mountain's jagged summit stood as a pinnacle against the horizon.

Her scientific discovery brought her to the pinnacle of her field.

The CEO's leadership propelled the company to the pinnacle of success.