Capable of being venerated; worthy of veneration or reverence; deserving of honor and respect; -- generally implying an advanced age; as, a venerable magistrate; a venerable parent.
Rendered sacred by religious or other associations; that should be regarded with awe and treated with reverence; as, the venerable walls of a temple or a church.
Title of Archdeacons in the Church of England.
impressive by reason of age; "a venerable sage with white hair and beard"
profoundly honored; "revered holy men"
worthy of respect and veneration; in our diocese, a title given to an archdeacon
The way of addressing an archdeacon, as in the Ven. Jane Doe.
Latin venerabilis, to be reverenced -- the lowest title of the three degrees of sanctity in the Roman Catholic Church (among beatification and canonization); a title given to an archdeacon in the Anglican Church.
Title given to an Archdeacon. Means "worthy of honour".
Venerable in daily dictionary usage means to convey an impression of aged goodness and benevolence, but this derives from the title conferred on persons for religious reasons, particularly in the Christian churches.