What does splendid mean?

Definitions for splendidˈsplɛn dɪd

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

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"

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

  4. Origin: [L. splendidus, fr. splendere shine; cf. Lith. splendti: cf. F. splendide.]

Freebase

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Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Splendid

    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. splendidussplendēre, to shine.]

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British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

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

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of splendid in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of splendid in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Aesop:

    What a splendid head, yet no brain.

  2. Walt Whitman:

    Give me the splendid silent sun with all his beams full-dazzling.

  3. Sallust:

    The renown which riches or beauty confer is fleeting and frail mental excellence is a splendid and lasting possession.

  4. Casandra Matej:

    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.

  5. George Bernard Shaw:

    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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