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Meaning of GRANDEUR

Pronunciation:  'granjer

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the quality of being magnificent or splendid or grand
  2. [n]  the quality of being exalted in character or ideals or conduct
 

GRANDEUR is a 8 letter word that starts with G.

 

 Synonyms: brilliance, grandness, magnanimousness, magnificence, nobility, splendor, splendour
 
 See Also: eclat, elegance, high-mindedness, honorableness, honourableness, idealism, noble-mindedness, sublimity, the sublime

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Gran"deur\, n. [F., fr. grand. See {Grand}.]
The state or quality of being grand; vastness; greatness;
splendor; magnificence; stateliness; sublimity; dignity;
elevation of thought or expression; nobility of action.

      Nor doth this grandeur and majestic show Of luxury . .
      . allure mine eye.                       --Milton.

Syn: Sublimity; majesty; stateliness; augustness; loftiness.
     See {Sublimity}.

 
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