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Definitions for splendor
splen·dor

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. luster, lustre, brilliancy, splendor, splendournoun

    a quality that outshines the usual

  2. magnificence, brilliance, splendor, splendour, grandeur, grandnessnoun

    the quality of being magnificent or splendid or grand

    "for magnificence and personal service there is the Queen's hotel"; "his `Hamlet' lacks the brilliance that one expects"; "it is the university that gives the scene its stately splendor"; "an imaginative mix of old-fashioned grandeur and colorful art"; "advertisers capitalize on the grandness and elegance it brings to their products"

Wiktionary

  1. splendornoun

    Great light, luster or brilliance.

  2. splendornoun

    Magnificent appearance, display or grandeur.

    The splendor of the Queen's coronation was without comparison.

  3. splendornoun

    Great fame or glory.

  4. Etymology: From splendur, splendour, or directly from its source splendor, from the verb splendere.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Splendornoun

    great brightness; brilliant luster; brilliancy; as, the splendor ot the sun

  2. Splendornoun

    magnifience; pomp; parade; as, the splendor of equipage, ceremonies, processions, and the like

  3. Splendornoun

    brilliancy; glory; as, the splendor of a victory

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  1. Splendor

    Splendor is a 1989 Italian drama film directed by Ettore Scola.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of splendor in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of splendor in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of splendor in a Sentence

  1. Debasish Mridha, M.D.:

    Even when I was a very young man, I was looking for the purpose of life; I was looking for happiness all over the world; in fame and in glamour, in wealth and in splendor, not knowing how foolish it was. Happiness is not out there. Happiness is not in wealth or splendor. Happiness is inside me, in my mind, in my thoughts, it is in my perception of the world.

  2. Gaston Bachelard:

    Ideas are refined and multiplied in the commerce of minds. In their splendor, images effect a very simple communion of souls.

  3. Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov:

    Treading the soil of the moon, palpating its pebbles, tasting the panic and splendor of the event, feeling in the pit of one's stomach the separation from terra... these form the most romantic sensation an explorer has ever known... this is the only thing I can say about the matter. The utilitarian results do not interest me.

  4. Henrik Ibsen:

    Your home is regarded as a model home, your life as a model life. But all this splendor, and you along with it... it's just as though it were built upon a shifting quagmire. A moment may come, a word can be spoken, and both you and all this splendor will collapse.

  5. Hindu Spiritual:

    If the radiance of a thousand sunsWere to burst at once into the skyThat would be like the splendor of the Mighty one --I am become Death,The shatterer of Worlds.

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