Definition of Magnificent

1. Adjective. Characterized by grandeur. "The splendid coronation ceremony"

Exact synonyms: Brilliant, Glorious, Splendid
Similar to: Impressive
Derivative terms: Brilliance, Brilliancy, Glory, Magnificence, Magnificence



Definition of Magnificent

1. a. Doing grand things; admirable in action; displaying great power or opulence, especially in building, way of living, and munificence.

Definition of Magnificent

1. Adjective. Grand, elegant or splendid in appearance. ¹

2. Adjective. Grand or noble in action. ¹

3. Adjective. Exceptional for its kind. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Magnificent

1. [adj]

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Literary usage of Magnificent

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1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"In the middle of the passage just mentioned is the most magnificent of all ... Suddenly the magnificent tones of the Kyrie are intoned by the choir of the ..."

2. Roughing It by Mark Twain (2001)
"only betraying their course by faint little puffs of dust; and coming to a halt at last in the bottom of the abyss, two thousand five magnificent SPORT. ..."

3. Turkey by Stanley Lane-Poole, Elias John Wilkinson Gibb, Arthur Gilman (1899)
"THE long reign of Suleyman the magnificent, who ascended the throne at the age of twenty-six, in 1520, and ruled in unequalled glory for nearly half a ..."

4. Cranford by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell, Anne Thackeray Ritchie, Hugh Thomson (1891)
"I can testify to a magnificent family red silk umbrella, under which a gentle little spinster, left alone of many brothers and sisters, used to patter to ..."

5. The Adventures of Captain Bonneville, U.S.A., in the Rocky Mountains and the by Washington Irving, Benjamin Louis Eulalie de Bonneville (1898)
"He had been making a bend to the south, to avoid some obstacles along the river, and had attained a high, rocky ridge, when a magnificent prospect burst ..."

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