Definitions for magnificentmægˈnɪf ə sənt

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word magnificent

Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

Wiktionary

  1. magnificent(Adjective)

    Grand, elegant or splendid in appearance.

  2. magnificent(Adjective)

    Grand or noble in action.

  3. magnificent(Adjective)

    Exceptional for its kind.

  4. 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.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Magnificent(adj)

    doing grand things; admirable in action; displaying great power or opulence, especially in building, way of living, and munificence

  2. Magnificent(adj)

    grand in appearance; exhibiting grandeur or splendor; splendid' pompous

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'magnificent' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4372

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'magnificent' in Adjectives Frequency: #596

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Charles Lamb:

    The vices of some men are magnificent.

  2. Theodore Parker:

    Magnificent promises are always to be suspected.

  3. Debasish Mridha, M.D.:

    Knowledge is beautiful but wisdom is magnificent.

  4. Martin Ruffo:

    Iguazu Falls always catches you by surprise, they're truly a magnificent display of nature.

  5. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    What a magnificent accomplishment to be able to stay alive as an innocent lamb in the land of guilty wolves!


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