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"
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"
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"
Possessing or displaying splendor; shining; very bright; as, a splendid sun.
Showy; magnificent; sumptuous; pompous; as, a splendid palace; a splendid procession or pageant.
Illustrious; heroic; brilliant; celebrated; famous; as, a splendid victory or reputation.
Origin: From splendidus, from .
possessing or displaying splendor; shining; very bright; as, a splendid sun
showy; magnificent; sumptuous; pompous; as, a splendid palace; a splendid procession or pageant
illustrious; heroic; brilliant; celebrated; famous; as, a splendid victory or reputation
Origin: [L. splendidus, fr. splendere shine; cf. Lith. splendti: cf. F. splendide.]
Splendid was a musical duo featuring Angie Hart and Jesse Tobias, who at the time were also husband and wife.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
splen′did, adj. magnificent: famous: illustrious: heroic.—adj. Splen′dent, splendid, bright.—adv. Splen′didly.—ns. Splen′didness; Splen′dour, the appearance of anything splendid: brilliance: magnificence. [L. splendidus—splendēre, to shine.]
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'splendid' in Adjectives Frequency: #696
The numerical value of splendid in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of splendid in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
What a splendid head, yet no brain.
Give me the splendid silent sun with all his beams full-dazzling.
The renown which riches or beauty confer is fleeting and frail mental excellence is a splendid and lasting possession.
The current management, how everything is managed, will stay the same, this is a designation that will draw visitors to our destination, and allow us to share our splendid missions with the world.
Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got a hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations.
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Translations for splendid
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- esplèndidCatalan, Valencian
- hervorragend, prächtig, glänzendGerman
- θαυμάσιος, μεγαλοπρεπήςGreek
- fameux, splendideFrench
- tündöklő, ragyogó, remek, pompás, nagyszerű, tüneményesHungarian
- փայլուն, պերճArmenian
- 立派, 華麗, 見事, 輝かしい, 豪華, 素敵Japanese
- grezns, krāšņsLatvian
- превосходный, великолепныйRussian
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