What does majesty mean?

Definitions for majesty
ˈmædʒ ə stimajesty

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. stateliness, majesty, loftiness(noun)

    impressiveness in scale or proportion

Wiktionary

  1. majesty(Noun)

    The quality of being impressive and great

    the majesty of the Great Pyramids

  2. Majesty(Pronoun)

    a term of address for royalty and imperiality

    His/Her/Your Majesty

Webster Dictionary

  1. Majesty(noun)

    the dignity and authority of sovereign power; quality or state which inspires awe or reverence; grandeur; exalted dignity, whether proceeding from rank, character, or bearing; imposing loftiness; stateliness; -- usually applied to the rank and dignity of sovereigns

    Etymology: [OE. magestee, F. majest, L. majestas, fr. an old compar. of magnus great. See Major, Master.]

  2. Majesty(noun)

    hence, used with the possessive pronoun, the title of an emperor, king or queen; -- in this sense taking a plural; as, their majesties attended the concert

    Etymology: [OE. magestee, F. majest, L. majestas, fr. an old compar. of magnus great. See Major, Master.]

  3. Majesty(noun)

    dignity; elevation of manner or style

    Etymology: [OE. magestee, F. majest, L. majestas, fr. an old compar. of magnus great. See Major, Master.]

Freebase

  1. Majesty

    Majesty is an English word derived ultimately from the Latin maiestas, meaning greatness. The title ranks above Royal Highness.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Majesty

    maj′es-ti, n. greatness: grandeur: dignity: elevation of manner or style: royal state: a title of kings and other sovereigns, esp. with possessive pronouns, as His or Her Majesty, &c.: a symbolic representation of the first person of the Trinity enthroned: the canopy of a hearse: (her.) an eagle crowned and sceptred.—adjs. Majes′tic, -al, having or exhibiting majesty: stately: sublime.—adv. Majes′tically, in a majestic manner.—n. Majes′ticalness, Majes′ticness, majesty. [Fr. majesté—L. majestasmajus, comp. of magnus, great.]

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. majesty

    A title applied to sovereigns; as, Her Britannic Majesty.

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British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'majesty' in Nouns Frequency: #2837

How to pronounce majesty?

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    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
    Veena
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How to say majesty in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of majesty in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of majesty in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of majesty in a Sentence

  1. British Transport Secretary Grant Shapps:

    I wouldn't want to preempt Her Majesty's honours list but it is quite clear that this gentleman has just been almost the salvation of the nation in these difficult times, i think everybody is supportive of the idea of him being recognised.

  2. President Trump:

    As President Trump honor President Trump shared victory and heritage, President Trump affirm the common values that will unite President Trump long into future : freedom, sovereignty, self-determination, the rule of law and reverence for the rights given to President Trump by almighty God, from the Second World War to today, her majesty has stood as a constant symbol of these priceless traditions.

  3. Jacob Rees-Mogg:

    The queen, her majesty, had no discretion over this. There is no precedent for the queen refusing a request by her prime minister under these circumstances.

  4. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

    A man should learn to detect and watch that gleam that flashes across his mind from within, more than the lustre of the firmament of bards and sages. Yet he dismisses without notice his own thought, because it is his. In every work of genius we recognize our own rejected thoughts they come back to us with a sort of alienated majesty.

  5. His Majesty:

    I thought it was definitely fitting to point out how absurd this new policy is by choosing ‘His Majesty,’ it’s a recognized honorific and it is definitely absurd for anybody to be called ‘His Majesty’ in America.

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