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mag·nif·i·cent

 (măg-nĭf′ĭ-sənt)
adj.
1. Splendid in appearance; grand: a magnificent palace. See Synonyms at grand.
2. Grand or noble in thought or accomplishment; exalted: a magnificent notion.
3. Outstanding of its kind; excellent: a magnificent place for sailing.

[Middle English, from Old French, from magnificence, splendor, from Latin magnificentia, from magnificent- comparative and superlative stem of magnificus, magnificent; see magnific.]

mag·nif′i·cent·ly adv.

magnificent

(mæɡˈnɪfɪsənt)
adj
1. splendid or impressive in appearance
2. superb or very fine
3. (esp of ideas) noble or elevated
4. archaic great or exalted in rank or action
[C16: from Latin magnificentio more splendid; irregular comparative of magnificus great in deeds; see magnific]
magˈnificently adv
magˈnificentness n

mag•nif•i•cent

(mægˈnɪf ə sənt)

adj.
1. splendid or impressive in appearance.
2. very fine; superb: magnificent weather.
3. noble; sublime.
4. (usu. cap.) (formerly used as a title) Lorenzo the Magnificent.
5. lavish: a magnificent feast.
[1425–75; < Middle French < Late Latin magnificent- in Latin a variant s., of magnificus]
mag•nif′i•cent•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.magnificent - characterized by grandeur; "the brilliant court life at Versailles"; "a glorious work of art"; "magnificent cathedrals"; "the splendid coronation ceremony"
impressive - making a strong or vivid impression; "an impressive ceremony"

magnificent

adjective
2. brilliant, fine, excellent, outstanding, superb, superior, splendid She is magnificent at making you feel able to talk.

magnificent

adjective
1. Marked by extraordinary elegance, beauty, and splendor:
2. Large and impressive in size, scope, or extent:
3. Far beyond what is usual, normal, or customary:
Informal: standout.
Translations
عَظِيمٌفَخْم، فاخِر، عَظيم
nádhernývelkolepý
storslåetstrålende
suurenmoinenupeahienomahtava
veličanstven
glæsilegur
壮大な
웅장한
krāšņslielisks
veličasten
magnifikstorartad
สง่างาม
tráng lệ

magnificent

[mægˈnɪfɪsənt] ADJ [display, performance, achievement, animal, view] → magnífico, espléndido; [building] → espléndido
he has done a magnificent jobha hecho un trabajo magnífico or espléndido
the princess looked magnificentla princesa estaba esplendorosa

magnificent

[mægˈnɪfɪsənt] adjmagnifique
a magnificent view → une vue magnifique
a magnificent effort
It was a magnificent effort
BUT Ils ont fourni un effort absolument remarquable.

magnificent

adj
(= wonderful, excellent)großartig; food, mealhervorragend, ausgezeichnet; he has done a magnificent jober hat das ganz hervorragend gemacht; a magnificent follyeine Torheit grandiosen Ausmaßes
(= of splendid appearance)prachtvoll, prächtig

magnificent

[mægˈnɪfɪsnt] adjmagnifico/a

magnificent

(məgˈnifisnt) adjective
great and splendid. a magnificent costume; a magnificent performance.
magˈnificently adverb
magˈnificence noun

magnificent

عَظِيمٌ velkolepý storslået großartig μεγαλοπρεπής magnífico suurenmoinen magnifique veličanstven magnifico 壮大な 웅장한 prachtig storartet wspaniały magnífico великолепный magnifik สง่างาม harika tráng lệ 宏伟的
References in classic literature ?
Vaux-le-Vicomte, when its magnificent gates, supported by caryatides, have been passed through, has the principal front of the main building opening upon a vast, so-called, court of honor, inclosed by deep ditches, bordered by a magnificent stone balustrade.
It was considered hardly magnificent enough to be allowed to keep its place in the council chamber of Massachusetts.
Indeed, please your Imperial Majesty," said he to his sovereign when he returned, "the cloth which the weavers are preparing is extraordinarily magnificent.
At the period when the Gun Club essayed their great experiment, such instruments had reached a high degree of perfection, and produced some magnificent results.
A Fox heard the sound, and wishing to make a breakfast on him, came and stood under the branches, saying how earnestly he desired to make the acquaintance of the owner of so magnificent a voice.
Indeed, had I realised how superbly impressive they were going to be, I think I must have declined the adventure altogether,--for, robed in lustrous ivory-white linen were those figures of undress marble, the wealth of their glorious bodies pressing out into bosoms magnificent as magnolias (nobler lines and curves Greece herself has never known), towering in throats of fluted alabaster, and flowering in coiffures of imperial gold.
Finding myself, for the second time, in these romantic regions, I resolved not to leave Kattiawar, without looking once more on the magnificent desolation of Somnauth.
The sufferings of the travellers among these savage mountains were extreme: for a part of the time they were nearly starved; at length, they made their way through them, and came down upon the plains of New California, a fertile region extending along the coast, with magnificent forests, verdant savannas, and prairies that looked like stately parks.
From Alexandria the route will be taken homeward, calling at Malta, Cagliari (in Sardinia), and Palma (in Majorca), all magnificent harbors, with charming scenery, and abounding in fruits.
Soon afterward was seen the Bagele, with its eighteen villages clinging to its flanks like a whole brood of children to their mother's bosom--a magnificent spectacle for the beholder whose gaze commanded and took in the entire picture at one view.
You are, if you will pardon my saying so, a magnificent specimen of the animal man.
Mousqueton had a magnificent livery, and enjoyed the satisfaction of which he had been ambitious all his life--that of standing behind a gilded carriage.