What does Magnificent mean?

Definitions for Magnificent
mægˈnɪf ə səntMag·nif·i·cent

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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. magnificent(Adjective)

    Grand, elegant or splendid in appearance.

    Etymology: From as if *, equivalent to magnificus, from magnus + -ficens, an accom. form of -ficiens, the reg. form in compounds of faciens, ppr. of facere.

  2. magnificent(Adjective)

    Grand or noble in action.

    Etymology: From as if *, equivalent to magnificus, from magnus + -ficens, an accom. form of -ficiens, the reg. form in compounds of faciens, ppr. of facere.

  3. magnificent(Adjective)

    Exceptional for its kind.

    Etymology: From as if *, equivalent to magnificus, from magnus + -ficens, an accom. form of -ficiens, the reg. form in compounds of faciens, ppr. of facere.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Magnificent(adj)

    doing grand things; admirable in action; displaying great power or opulence, especially in building, way of living, and munificence

  2. Magnificent(adj)

    grand in appearance; exhibiting grandeur or splendor; splendid' pompous

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Magnificent

    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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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Magnificent' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4372

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Magnificent' in Adjectives Frequency: #596

How to pronounce Magnificent?

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How to say Magnificent in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Magnificent in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Magnificent in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of Magnificent in a Sentence

  1. Buzz Aldrin:

    I guess I said that because it was magnificent, we had gotten there, and it looked pretty desolate. But it was magnificent desolation. I think Neil remarked the beauty, too.

  2. Alan Arkin:

    It is very hard to do justice to this magnificent novel in two hours or less.

  3. Timothy Bono:

    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.

  4. Thane Maynard:

    We lost an incredible, magnificent animal that is important to our program.

  5. Greg Glassman:

    It did so well and became so popular that it has become a thing far larger than I could have hoped, the world has changed, but the magnificent human machine, the proven benefits of CrossFit, and its market opportunity remain unchanged. It is time for the founder to bid adieu and find other creative outlets.

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