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"
Grand, elegant or splendid in appearance.
Grand or noble in action.
Exceptional for its kind.
Origin: From as if *, equivalent to magnificus, from magnus + -ficens, an accom. form of -ficiens, the reg. form in compounds of faciens, ppr. of facere.
doing grand things; admirable in action; displaying great power or opulence, especially in building, way of living, and munificence
grand in appearance; exhibiting grandeur or splendor; splendid' pompous
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
mag-nif′i-sent, adj. great in deeds or in appearance: grand: noble: pompous: displaying greatness of size or extent.—n. Magnif′icence.—adv. Magnif′icently.—n. Magnif′ico (Shak.), a title for a Venetian nobleman: a grandee.
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Rank popularity for the word 'Magnificent' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4372
Rank popularity for the word 'Magnificent' in Adjectives Frequency: #596
The numerical value of Magnificent in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of Magnificent in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Examples of Magnificent in a Sentence
To me it was a magnificent tribute to all of humanity and especially to the United States to be able to carry out this sort of a challenge.
Kate in San Francisco - this magnificent young woman shot in the back by a guy that was sent over here, probably pushed over, who knows but it was an illegal immigrant came over went to San Francisco - we have to end this sanctuary cities. we have to build a wall folks, and a wall works … we are going to have a great border, they are all over the place, we want people to be in our country legally.
Battle is the most magnificent competition in which a human being can indulge. It brings out all that is best; it removes all that is base. All men are afraid in battle. The coward is the one who lets his fear overcome his sense of duty. Duty is the essence of manhood.
Today's news provides a hopeful indication that we are helping them head in the right direction and curbing the loss of this magnificent butterfly. But we must be careful not to declare victory too soon.
The beauty of a budding rosebud or a magnificent oak tree captures our attention and can provide peaceful diversion from our otherwise busy, stressful and fast-paced lives, if we're feeling down and unmotivated, a simple 10-minute walk outside may be just what we need to elevate our mood and catch a second wind for the work we have remaining in the day.
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Translations for Magnificent
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- عظيم, رائعArabic
- magníficCatalan, Valencian
- prächtig, ausgezeichnetGerman
- macanudo, magníficoSpanish
- mahtava, suurenmoinen, hieno, upeaFinnish
- վեհաշուք, պերճ, փառահեղArmenian
- 素晴しい, 壮大Japanese
- величанствен, veličanstvenSerbo-Croatian
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