Definitions for majestyˈmædʒ ə sti

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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.]

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. Edward Young:

    Virtue alone has majesty in death.

  3. Alexander Pope:

    There is a certain majesty in simplicity which is far above all the quaintness of wit.

  4. Sorin Cerin:

    We should all have the freedom to die with majesty in an unworthy life which was subjected to sin and vanity.

  5. 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.'

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