Definition of Magnificence

1. Noun. Splendid or imposing in size or appearance. "Impressed by the richness of the flora"

Exact synonyms: Grandness, Impressiveness, Richness
Generic synonyms: Excellence
Specialized synonyms: Expansiveness, Expansivity, Loftiness, Majesty, Stateliness
Derivative terms: Grand, Grand, Grand, Impressive, Magnificent, Rich, Rich



2. Noun. The quality of being magnificent or splendid or grand. "Advertisers capitalize on the grandness and elegance it brings to their products"
Exact synonyms: Brilliance, Grandeur, Grandness, Splendor, Splendour
Generic synonyms: Elegance
Specialized synonyms: Eclat
Derivative terms: Brilliant, Brilliant, Grand, Grand, Grand, Magnificent

Definition of Magnificence

1. n. The act of doing what is magnificent; the state or quality of being magnificent.

Definition of Magnificence

1. Noun. grandeur, brilliance, lavishness or splendor ¹

2. Noun. The act of doing what magnificent; the state or quality of being magnificent. ¹

3. Noun. impressiveness ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Magnificence

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Medical Definition of Magnificence

1. The act of doing what magnificent; the state or quality of being magnificent. "Then cometh magnificence." . "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) Origin: F. Magnificence, L. Magnificentia. See Magnific. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Magnificence

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1. The Harvard Classics by Charles William Eliot (1909)
"magnificence magnificence is likewise a source of the sublime. A great profusion of things, which are splendid or valuable in themselves, is magnificent. ..."

2. Roughing It by Mark Twain (2001)
"man, who had not a cent, used to say he was the most startling example of magnificence and misery the world had ever seen —because he was able to ride a ..."

3. The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon, Henry Hart Milman (1899)
"The pride, or rather the policy, of Diocletian, engaged that artful prince to introduce the stately magnificence of the court of Persia.101 He ventured to ..."

4. The Ancient History of the Egyptians, Carthaginians, Assyrians, Babylonians by Charles Rollin, Robert Lynam (1839)
"Luxury end magnificence. What made the Persian troops in Cyrus's time to be looked upon as invincible, was the temperate and hard life to which they were ..."

5. The Travels of Marco Polo by Marco Polo, Giovanni Battista Baldelli Boni, Hugh Murray, Société de géographie (France) (1852)
"I.—Power and magnificence of Kublai. Now I am to give you a wonderful account of the greatest king of the Tartars, still reigning, named Kublai, ..."

6. The Iliad of Homer by Homer (1796)
"... with a careful magnificence: Homer, like the Nile, pours out his riches with a ... magnificence ..."

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