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Meaning of MAGNIFICENCE

Pronunciation:  mag'nifisuns

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  splendid or imposing in size or appearance; "the grandness of the architecture"
  2. [n]  the quality of being magnificent or splendid or grand
 

MAGNIFICENCE is a 12 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: brilliance, grandeur, grandness, impressiveness, splendor, splendour
 
 See Also: eclat, elegance, excellence, expansiveness, loftiness, majesty, stateliness

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Mag*nif"i*cence\, n. [F. magnificence, L.
magnificentia. See {Magnific}.]
The act of doing what magnificent; the state or quality of
being magnificent. --Acts xix. 27. ``Then cometh
magnificence.'' --Chaucer.

      And, for the heaven's wide circuit, let it speak The
      Maker's high magnificence, who built so spacious.
                                               --Milton.

      The noblest monuments of Roman magnificence. --Eustace.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: Babylonian splendor, brilliance, elaborateness, elegance, exquisiteness, glory, gorgeousness, grandeur, grandiosity, grandness, imposingness, impressiveness, lavishness, luxuriousness, luxury, majesty, marvelousness, matchlessness, nobility, paramountcy, peerlessness, plushness, poshness, preeminence, primacy, proudness, resplendence, ritziness, splendidness, splendiferousness, splendor, state, stateliness, sumptuousness, superbness, supereminence, superexcellence, superfineness, supremacy, unsurpassedness
 

 

 

 

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