Chieftainship (noun)

The position or rank of a chief or a leader in a group or community.


From chief + -ship, patterned after words such as friendship, leadership, etc.


  1. The chieftainship of the tribe was passed down from generation to generation.
  2. The old chieftainship traditions were losing their significance in the modern world.
  3. Many young people aspireated to the chieftainship, but only a few were deemed worthy of the honor.
  4. The chieftainship carried with it great responsibilities, but also great power and influence.
  5. The chieftainship was decided through a series of challenges and tests, both physical and mental.
Some random words: pervade, ace, renominate