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. Bill Clinton:

    He came from privilege, but he understood the aspirations of farmers and factory workers and forgotten Americans, his was an open, American spirit with a fine sense for the possible and a keen appreciation of the art of leadership. He was a master politician and a magnificent commander-in-chief.

  2. Lisette Ackerberg:

    I am especially proud to give people with disabilities a safe and efficient way to access and enjoy the magnificent beauty of Malibu.

  3. Theodore Parker:

    Magnificent promises are always to be suspected.

  4. Martin Ruffo:

    Iguazu Falls always catches you by surprise, they're truly a magnificent display of nature.

  5. Rear Adm. Philip Sobeck:

    Sailors across this waterfront are absolutely doing a magnificent job.

Images & Illustrations of magnificent

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