Definitions for grandeurˈgræn dʒər, -dʒʊər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. magnificence, brilliance, splendor, splendour, grandeur, grandness(noun)

    the quality of being magnificent or splendid or grand

    "for magnificence and personal service there is the Queen's hotel"; "his `Hamlet' lacks the brilliance that one expects"; "it is the university that gives the scene its stately splendor"; "an imaginative mix of old-fashioned grandeur and colorful art"; "advertisers capitalize on the grandness and elegance it brings to their products"

  2. nobility, nobleness, magnanimousness, grandeur(noun)

    the quality of elevation of mind and exaltation of character or ideals or conduct

Wiktionary

  1. grandeur(Noun)

    The state of being grand or splendid; magnificence.

  2. grandeur(Noun)

    Nobility.

  3. grandeur(Noun)

    Greatness; largeness; tallness; loftiness.

  4. Origin: From grandeur, from grand, from grandis.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Grandeur(noun)

    the state or quality of being grand; vastness; greatness; splendor; magnificence; stateliness; sublimity; dignity; elevation of thought or expression; nobility of action

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Johann Kaspar Lavater:

    He can feel no little wants who is in pursuit of grandeur.

  2. Jane Wagner:

    Delusions of grandeur make me feel a lot better about myself.

  3. Charles de Gaulle:

    The sword is the axis of the world, and grandeur is indivisible.

  4. Charles Spurgeon:

    Many men owe the grandeur of their lives to their tremendous difficulties.

  5. Edwin Hubbel Chapin:

    Not in achievement, but in endurance, of the human soul, does it show its divine grandeur and its alliance with the infinite.

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