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ma·jes·tic

 (mə-jĕs′tĭk) also ma·jes·ti·cal (-tĭ-kəl)
adj.
Impressive or beautiful in a dignified or inspiring way. See Synonyms at grand.

ma·jes′ti·cal·ly adv.

majestic

(məˈdʒɛstɪk) or less commonly

majestical

adj
having or displaying majesty or great dignity; grand; lofty
maˈjestically adv

ma•jes•tic

(məˈdʒɛs tɪk)

also ma•jes′ti•cal,



adj.
characterized by or possessing majesty; lofty or imposing; grand: the majestic Alps.
[1595–1605]
ma•jes′ti•cal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.majestic - majestic in manner or bearingmajestic - majestic in manner or bearing; superior to mundane matters; "his majestic presence"; "olympian detachment"; "olympian beauty and serene composure"
superior - of or characteristic of high rank or importance; "a superior ruler"
2.majestic - having or displaying great dignity or nobilitymajestic - having or displaying great dignity or nobility; "a gallant pageant"; "lofty ships"; "majestic cities"; "proud alpine peaks"
impressive - making a strong or vivid impression; "an impressive ceremony"
3.majestic - belonging to or befitting a supreme rulermajestic - belonging to or befitting a supreme ruler; "golden age of imperial splendor"; "purple tyrant"; "regal attire"; "treated with royal acclaim"; "the royal carriage of a stag's head"
noble - of or belonging to or constituting the hereditary aristocracy especially as derived from feudal times; "of noble birth"

majestic

majestic

adjective
Large and impressive in size, scope, or extent:
Translations
عَظيم، مَهيب
majestátní
majestætisk
tignarlegur
haşmetlişahane

majestic

[məˈdʒestɪk] ADJmajestuoso

majestic

[məˈdʒɛstɪk] adjmajestueux/euse

majestic

adjmajestätisch; proportionsstattlich; musicgetragen; (= not slow)erhaben

majestic

[məˈdʒɛstɪk] adjmaestoso/a

majesty

(ˈmӕdʒəsti) plural ˈmajesties noun
1. greatness; impressive dignity. the majesty of God.
2. (with capital. with His, ~Your etc) a title used when speaking to or of a king or queen: Her Majesty the Queen: Their Majesties: Your Majesty.
maˈjestic (-ˈdʒes-) adjective
having great dignity. He looked truly majestic.
maˈjestically adverb
References in classic literature ?
Under the gleaming icons stood a long invalid chair, and in that chair on snowy-white smooth pillows, evidently freshly changed, Pierre saw- covered to the waist by a bright green quilt- the familiar, majestic figure of his father, Count Bezukhov, with that gray mane of hair above his broad forehead which reminded one of a lion, and the deep characteristically noble wrinkles of his handsome, ruddy face.
Gathergold, who, in his own majestic person, was expected to arrive at sunset.
With these, and similar thoughts, did Julia occupy herself, until Charles pointed out to her the majestic entrance to the Highlands.
The church of Notre-Dame de Paris is still no doubt, a majestic and sublime edifice.
asked Miss Pinkerton herself, that majestic lady; the Semiramis of Hammersmith, the friend of Doctor Johnson, the correspondent of Mrs.
Filled with dreary imaginations, I passed through many beautiful and majestic scenes, but my eyes were fixed and unobserving.
Pushing heavy cannon up mountain defiles, the elephant's brow is majestic.
The origin and date of the Great American Prairies form one of natures most majestic mysteries.
I said "petrified" was good; as I be- lieved, myself, that the only right way to classify the majestic ages of some of those jokes was by geologic periods.
Out of the high heaven is she summoned, from mystic communion with her own perfection, from majestic labours in the Sistine Chapel of the Stars,--yea, she must put aside her gold-leaf and purples and leave unfinished the very panels of the throne of God,--that Circe shall have her palace, and her worshippers their gilded sty.
It borrows a certain dignity of sameness from the majestic monotony of the sea.
How many generations of the majestic trees which overshadow them have grown and flourished and decayed since first they were erected!