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Meaning of MAGNIFICENT

Pronunciation:  mag'nifisunt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  characterized by or attended with brilliance or grandeur; "the brilliant court life at Versailles"; "a glorious work of art"; "magnificent cathedrals"; "the splendid coronation ceremony"
 

MAGNIFICENT is a 11 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: brilliant, glorious, impressive, splendid
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Mag*nif"i*cent\, a. [See {Magnificence}.]
1. Doing grand things; admirable in action; displaying great
   power or opulence, especially in building, way of living,
   and munificence.

         A prince is never so magnificent As when he's
         sparing to enrich a few With the injuries of many.
                                               --Massinger.

2. Grand in appearance; exhibiting grandeur or splendor;
   splendid' pompous.

         When Rome's exalted beauties I descry Magnificent in
         piles of ruin lie.                    --Addison.

Syn: Glorious; majestic; sublime. See {Grand}.

 
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