What does grandeur mean?

Definitions for grandeur
ˈgræn dʒər, -dʒʊərgrandeur

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. magnificence, brilliance, splendor, splendour, grandeur, grandnessnoun

    the quality of being magnificent or splendid or grand

    "for magnificence and personal service there is the Queen's hotel"; "his `Hamlet' lacks the brilliance that one expects"; "it is the university that gives the scene its stately splendor"; "an imaginative mix of old-fashioned grandeur and colorful art"; "advertisers capitalize on the grandness and elegance it brings to their products"

  2. nobility, nobleness, magnanimousness, grandeurnoun

    the quality of elevation of mind and exaltation of character or ideals or conduct

Wiktionary

  1. grandeurnoun

    The state of being grand or splendid; magnificence.

    Etymology: From grandeur, from grand, from grandis.

  2. grandeurnoun

    Nobility.

    Etymology: From grandeur, from grand, from grandis.

  3. grandeurnoun

    Greatness; largeness; tallness; loftiness.

    Etymology: From grandeur, from grand, from grandis.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Grandeurnoun

    the state or quality of being grand; vastness; greatness; splendor; magnificence; stateliness; sublimity; dignity; elevation of thought or expression; nobility of action

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of grandeur in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of grandeur in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of grandeur in a Sentence

  1. Corey Knowlton:

    Maybe 100 years from now -- maybe it's delusions of grandeur -- but I hope people will look at it and say this was the turning point that got people to understand what it means to be a conservationist.

  2. Jane Wagner:

    Delusions of grandeur make me feel a lot better about myself.

  3. Charles de Gaulle:

    The sword is the axis of the world, and grandeur is indivisible.

  4. Marcelene Cox:

    Parents are often so busy with the physical rearing of children that they miss the glory of parenthood, just as the grandeur of the trees is lost when raking leaves.

  5. William Wordsworth:

    Wisdom and spirit of the Universe Thou soul is the eternity of thought That giv'st to forms and images a breath And everlasting motion Not in vain By day or star-light thus from by first dawn Of childhood didst thou intertwine for me The passions that build up our human soul, Not with the mean and vulgar works of man, But with high objects, with enduring things, With life and nature, purifying thus The elements of feeling and of thought, And sanctifying, by such discipline Both pain and fear, until we recognize A grandeur in the beatings of the heart.

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