brilliant, glorious, magnificent, splendid(adj)
characterized by grandeur
"the brilliant court life at Versailles"; "a glorious work of art"; "magnificent cathedrals"; "the splendid coronation ceremony"
Grand, elegant or splendid in appearance.
Grand or noble in action.
Exceptional for its kind.
Origin: From as if *, equivalent to magnificus, from magnus + -ficens, an accom. form of -ficiens, the reg. form in compounds of faciens, ppr. of facere.
doing grand things; admirable in action; displaying great power or opulence, especially in building, way of living, and munificence
grand in appearance; exhibiting grandeur or splendor; splendid' pompous
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
mag-nif′i-sent, adj. great in deeds or in appearance: grand: noble: pompous: displaying greatness of size or extent.—n. Magnif′icence.—adv. Magnif′icently.—n. Magnif′ico (Shak.), a title for a Venetian nobleman: a grandee.
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'magnificent' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4372
Rank popularity for the word 'magnificent' in Adjectives Frequency: #596
The numerical value of magnificent in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of magnificent in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
I have no idea what it's like to live without being enemies with the United States but I imagine it will be magnificent.
The moment one gives close attention to any thing, even a blade of grass it becomes a mysterious, awesome, indescribably magnificent world in itself.
The courage of life is often a less dramatic spectacle than the courage of a final moment but it is no less than a magnificent mixture of triumph and tragedy.
This statue is a magnificent tribute to one of the most towering figures in the history of world politics, many of his teachings remain as potent today as when he first made them.
At the moment the PSD has an ample majority, They have everything they need to come up with this magnificent budget, in which they promised to solve everything without raising taxes.
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- عظيم, رائعArabic
- magníficCatalan, Valencian
- prächtig, ausgezeichnetGerman
- macanudo, magníficoSpanish
- mahtava, suurenmoinen, hieno, upeaFinnish
- վեհաշուք, պերճ, փառահեղArmenian
- 素晴しい, 壮大Japanese
- величанствен, veličanstvenSerbo-Croatian
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