Part of speech: noun

The natural height of the body.

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Usage examples "stature":

  1. But his face struck me more even than his grace, strength and stature. - "Child of Storm", H. Rider Haggard.
  2. Geoff was now ten, and he had grown a great deal during the year,- if not so very much in stature, yet a great deal in experience. - "A Country Gentleman and his Family", Mrs. (Margaret) Oliphant.
  3. The sense is that of a harsh and loud voice, which suggests huge stature. - "Surnames as a Science", Robert Ferguson.