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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.

    Etymology: From splendidus, from .

  2. splendidadjective

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

    Etymology: From splendidus, from .

  3. splendidadjective

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

    Etymology: From splendidus, from .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Splendidadjective

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

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

  2. Splendidadjective

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

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

  3. Splendidadjective

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

    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. Alexander Woollcott:

    I think your slogan Liberty or Death is splendid and whichever one you decide on will be all right with me.

  2. Richard Hofstadter:

    The delicate thing about the university is that it has a mixed character, that it is suspended between its position in the eternal world, with all its corruption and evils and cruelties, and the splendid world of our imagination.

  3. George Bernard Shaw:

    Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got a hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations.

  4. John Maynard Keynes:

    If economists could manage to get themselves thought of as humble, competent people on a level with dentists, that would be splendid.

  5. Le Coent:

    Its a painting that was unique, splendid and monumental. Cimabue was the father of the Renaissance, but this sale goes beyond all our dreams.

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