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Definitions for splendid
ˈsplɛn dɪdsplen·did

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word splendid.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. glorious, resplendent, splendid, splendiferousadjective

    having great beauty and splendor

    "a glorious spring morning"; "a glorious sunset"; "splendid costumes"; "a kind of splendiferous native simplicity"

  2. excellent, first-class, fantabulous, splendidadjective

    very good;of the highest quality

    "made an excellent speech"; "the school has excellent teachers"; "a first-class mind"

  3. 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. splendidadjective

    Possessing or displaying splendor; shining; very bright; as, a splendid sun.

  2. splendidadjective

    Showy; magnificent; sumptuous; pompous; as, a splendid palace; a splendid procession or pageant.

  3. splendidadjective

    Illustrious; heroic; brilliant; celebrated; famous; as, a splendid victory or reputation.

  4. Etymology: From splendidus, from.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. SPLENDIDadjective

    Showy; magnificent; sumptuous; pompous.

    Etymology: splendide, Fr. splendidus, Latin.

    Unacceptable, though in heav’n, our state
    Of splendid vassalage. John Milton.

    Deep in a rich alcove the prince was laid,
    And slept beneath the pompous colonade:
    Fast by his side Pisistratus lay spread,
    In age his equal, on a splendid bed. Alexander Pope, Odyssey.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Splendidadjective

    possessing or displaying splendor; shining; very bright; as, a splendid sun

  2. Splendidadjective

    showy; magnificent; sumptuous; pompous; as, a splendid palace; a splendid procession or pageant

  3. Splendidadjective

    illustrious; heroic; brilliant; celebrated; famous; as, a splendid victory or reputation

  4. Etymology: [L. splendidus, fr. splendere shine; cf. Lith. splendti: cf. F. splendide.]

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Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Splendid

    splen′did, adj. magnificent: famous: illustrious: heroic.—adj. Splen′dent, splendid, bright.—adv. Splen′didly.—ns. Splen′didness; Splen′dour, the appearance of anything splendid: brilliance: magnificence. [L. splendidussplendēre, to shine.]

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  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'splendid' in Adjectives Frequency: #696

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of splendid in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of splendid in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of splendid in a Sentence

  1. Oprah Winfrey:

    The roses, the lovely notes, the dining and dancing are all welcome and splendid. But when the Godiva is gone, the gift of real love is having someone who'll go the distance with you. Someone who, when the wedding day limo breaks down, is willing to share a seat on the bus.

  2. William Faulkner:

    All of us failed to match our dreams of perfection. So I rate us on the basis of our splendid failure to do the impossible.

  3. Carlalberto Corneliani:

    Corneliani has been like a lover, which has given me joys and griefs, but overall a splendid life.

  4. Timothy Dolan:

    God preserve this splendid house of prayer, and protect those battling the blaze.

  5. June Spencer:

    In 1950 I helped to plant an acorn. It took root and in January 1951 it was planted out and called' The Archers,' over the years it has thrived and become a splendid great tree with many branches.

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