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mægˈnɪf ə səntmag·nif·i·cent

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. brilliant, glorious, magnificent, splendidadjective

    characterized by grandeur

    "the brilliant court life at Versailles"; "a glorious work of art"; "magnificent cathedrals"; "the splendid coronation ceremony"

Wiktionary

  1. magnificentadjective

    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. magnificentadjective

    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. magnificentadjective

    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. Magnificentadjective

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

  2. Magnificentadjective

    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. Jack London:

    I would rather be ashes than dust I would rather that my spark should burn out in a brilliant blaze than it should be stifled by dry-rot. I would rather be a superb meteor, every atom of me in magnificent glow, than a sleepy and permanent planet. The proper function of man is to live, not to exist. I shall not waste my days in trying to prolong them. I shall use my time.

  2. Debasish Mridha, M.D.:

    Knowledge is beautiful but wisdom is magnificent.

  3. Svetlana Akulova:

    Moscow zoo could not remain on the sidelines of such a magnificent event. Therefore we have decided to name our steppe eagle which hatched over a month ago in honor of Igor Akinfeev.

  4. Premier Christy Clark:

    The Great Bear Rainforest, there's no question, it's a jewel in the crown of magnificent landscapes in British Columbia.

  5. Carol Martin:

    It tickled me to death, it's a great, huge coincidence, but it is a magnificent one, I must say.

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