What does majesty mean?

Definitions for majestyˈmædʒ ə sti

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. stateliness, majesty, loftiness(noun)

    impressiveness in scale or proportion

Wiktionary

  1. majesty(Noun)

    The quality of being impressive and great

    the majesty of the Great Pyramids

  2. Majesty(Pronoun)

    a term of address for royalty and imperiality

    His/Her/Your Majesty

Webster Dictionary

  1. Majesty(noun)

    the dignity and authority of sovereign power; quality or state which inspires awe or reverence; grandeur; exalted dignity, whether proceeding from rank, character, or bearing; imposing loftiness; stateliness; -- usually applied to the rank and dignity of sovereigns

  2. Majesty(noun)

    hence, used with the possessive pronoun, the title of an emperor, king or queen; -- in this sense taking a plural; as, their majesties attended the concert

  3. Majesty(noun)

    dignity; elevation of manner or style

  4. Origin: [OE. magestee, F. majest, L. majestas, fr. an old compar. of magnus great. See Major, Master.]

Freebase

  1. Majesty

    Majesty is an English word derived ultimately from the Latin maiestas, meaning greatness. The title ranks above Royal Highness.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Majesty

    maj′es-ti, n. greatness: grandeur: dignity: elevation of manner or style: royal state: a title of kings and other sovereigns, esp. with possessive pronouns, as His or Her Majesty, &c.: a symbolic representation of the first person of the Trinity enthroned: the canopy of a hearse: (her.) an eagle crowned and sceptred.—adjs. Majes′tic, -al, having or exhibiting majesty: stately: sublime.—adv. Majes′tically, in a majestic manner.—n. Majes′ticalness, Majes′ticness, majesty. [Fr. majesté—L. majestasmajus, comp. of magnus, great.]

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British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'majesty' in Nouns Frequency: #2837

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of majesty in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of majesty in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Aesop:

    Only cowards insult dying majesty.

  2. Lewis Carroll:

    'Where shall I begin, please your Majesty' he asked. 'Begin at the beginning,' the King said, gravely, 'and go on till you come to the end then stop.'

  3. Grant Strobl:

    I henceforth shall be referred to as: His Majesty, Grant Strobl. I encourage all U-M students to go onto Wolverine Access, and insert the identity of their dreams.

  4. Attorney Jawaid Iqbal Jafree:

    Her Majesty the Queen will rise in the highest public interest … with facilitating honest disposal and transferring the possession of the Koh-i-Noor diamond which was illegally taken.

  5. His Majesty:

    I thought it was definitely fitting to point out how absurd this new policy is by choosing ‘His Majesty,’ it’s a recognized honorific and it is definitely absurd for anybody to be called ‘His Majesty’ in America.

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