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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, splendiferous(adj)

    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, splendid(adj)

    very good;of the highest quality

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

  3. 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. splendid(Adjective)

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

    Etymology: From splendidus, from .

  2. splendid(Adjective)

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

    Etymology: From splendidus, from .

  3. splendid(Adjective)

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

    Etymology: From splendidus, from .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Splendid(adj)

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

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

  2. Splendid(adj)

    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. Splendid(adj)

    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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    Splendid was a musical duo featuring Angie Hart and Jesse Tobias, who at the time were also husband and wife.

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

How to pronounce splendid?

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How to say splendid in sign language?

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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. Bruce Barton:

    Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside them was superior to circumstance.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. Constantin Stanislavski:

    In spite of my great admiration for individual splendid talents I do not accept the star system. Collective creative effort is the root of our kind of art. That requires ensemble acting and whoever mars that ensemble is committing a crime not only against his comrades but also against the very art of which he is the servant.

  5. 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.

Images & Illustrations of splendid

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