Definitions for splendidˈsplɛn dɪd

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

splen•didˈsplɛn dɪd(adj.)

  1. magnificent or sumptuous.

  2. distinguished or glorious:

    a splendid achievement.

  3. excellent or very good:

    to have a splendid time.

  4. brilliant in appearance, color, etc.

Origin of splendid:

1615–25; < L splendidus brilliant =splend(ēre) to shine +-idus -id4

splen′did•ness(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. glorious, resplendent, splendid, splendiferous(adj)

    having great beauty and splendor

    "a glorious spring morning"; "a glorious sunset"; "splendid costumes"; "a kind of splendiferous native simplicity"

  2. excellent, first-class, fantabulous, splendid(adj)

    very good;of the highest quality

    "made an excellent speech"; "the school has excellent teachers"; "a first-class mind"

  3. 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"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. splendid(adjective)ˈsplɛn dɪd

    extremely good or impressive; = wonderful

    a splendid view; splendid architecture; a splendidly funny comedy

Wiktionary

  1. splendid(Adjective)

    Possessing or displaying splendor; shining; very bright; as, a splendid sun.

  2. splendid(Adjective)

    Showy; magnificent; sumptuous; pompous; as, a splendid palace; a splendid procession or pageant.

  3. splendid(Adjective)

    Illustrious; heroic; brilliant; celebrated; famous; as, a splendid victory or reputation.

  4. Origin: From splendidus, from .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Splendid(adj)

    possessing or displaying splendor; shining; very bright; as, a splendid sun

  2. Splendid(adj)

    showy; magnificent; sumptuous; pompous; as, a splendid palace; a splendid procession or pageant

  3. Splendid(adj)

    illustrious; heroic; brilliant; celebrated; famous; as, a splendid victory or reputation

Freebase

  1. Splendid

    Splendid was a musical duo featuring Angie Hart and Jesse Tobias, who at the time were also husband and wife.

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'splendid' in Adjectives Frequency: #696


Translations for splendid

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

splendid(adjective)

brilliant, magnificent, very rich and grand etc

He looked splendid in his robes.

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