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

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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. Georges Bernanos:

    Fact is Our Lord knew all about the power of money: He gave capitalism a tiny niche in His scheme of things, He gave it a chance, He even provided a first installment of funds. Can you beat that? It's so magnificent. God despises nothing. After all, if the deal had come off, Judas would probably have endowed sanatoriums, hospitals, public libraries or laboratories.

  2. The President:

    I don't think the United States could possibly have a better emissary than our magnificent, and wonderful person, our first lady, Melania Trump.

  3. Thane Maynard:

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

  4. Theo Bronkhorst:

    It was a magnificent, mature lion, we did not know it was well-known lion. I had a license for my client to shoot a lion with a bow and arrow in the area where it was shot.

  5. John Selden:

    A glorious Church is like a magnificent feast; there is all the variety that may be, but every one chooses out a dish or two that he likes, and lets the rest alone: how glorious soever the Church is, every one chooses out of it his own religion, by which he governs himself, and lets the rest alone.

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