Definitions for grandeurˈgræn dʒər, -dʒʊər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

gran•deurˈgræn dʒər, -dʒʊər(n.)

  1. the quality or state of being grand:

    the grandeur of the Rocky Mountains.

  2. an instance of something that is grand.

Origin of grandeur:

1490–1500; < F, OF, =grand-grand+-eur -or1

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


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

grandeur(noun)

great and impressive beauty

the grandeur of the Alps.

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