What does grandeur mean?

Definitions for grandeurˈgræn dʒər, -dʒʊər

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word grandeur.

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

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of grandeur in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of grandeur in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Donald Trump:

    Words do not do justice to the grandeur of this remarkable place.

  2. Pietro Aretino:

    A high heart ought to bear calamities and not flee them, since in bearing them appears the grandeur of the mind and in fleeing them the cowardice of the heart.

  3. Albert Camus:

    If there is a sin against life, it consists perhaps not so much in despairing of life as in hoping for another life and in eluding the implacable grandeur of this life.

  4. Corey Knowlton:

    Maybe 100 years from now -- maybe it's delusions of grandeur -- but I hope people will look at it and say this was the turning point that got people to understand what it means to be a conservationist.

  5. Jean Cocteau:

    The actual tragedies of life bear no relation to one's preconceived ideas. In the event, one is always bewildered by their simplicity, their grandeur of design, and by that element of the bizzare which seems inherent in them.

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