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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 ?
Cora had cast herself to her knees; and, with hands clenched in each other and pressed upon her bosom, she remained like a beauteous and breathing model of her sex, looking up in his faded but majestic countenance, with a species of holy reverence.
In order to become majestic, it should be viewed from some vantage point, as it rolls its slow and long array through the centre of a wide plain, or the stateliest public square of a city; for then, by its remoteness, it melts all the petty personalities, of which it is made up, into one broad mass of existence,--one great life,--one collected body of mankind, with a vast, homogeneous spirit animating it.
Nothing, if I rightly call to mind, was left of my respected predecessor, save an imperfect skeleton, and some fragments of apparel, and a wig of majestic frizzle, which, unlike the head that it once adorned, was in very satisfactory preservation.
So utterly lost was he to all sense of reverence for the many marvels of their majestic bulk and mystic ways; and so dead to anything like an apprehension of any possible danger from encountering them; that in his poor opinion, the wondrous whale was but a species of magnified mouse, or at least water-rat, requiring only a little circumvention and some small application of time and trouble in order to kill and boil.
Pushing heavy cannon up mountain defiles, the elephant's brow is majestic.
She had a great deal of genius of one sort and another, particularly in music; and she used to sit at her organ, playing fine old majestic music of the Catholic church, and singing with a voice more like an angel than a mortal woman; and I would lay my head down on her lap, and cry, and dream, and feel,--oh, immeasurably
In twice a thousand years shall the unholy invention of man labor at odds to beget the fellow to this majestic lie
The solemn and majestic chanting of the monks was not done by instruments, but by men's voices; and it rose and fell, and rose again in that rich confusion of warring sounds, and pulsing bells, and the stately swing of that ever-present enchanting air, and it seemed to me that nothing but the very lowest of low-grade music COULD be so divinely beautiful.
He was a fine, majestic creature, a gentleman according to the nicest requirements of the Virginia rule, a devoted Presbyterian, an authority on the "code", and a man always courteously ready to stand up before you in the field if any act or word of his had seemed doubtful or suspicious to you, and explain it with any weapon you might prefer from bradawls to artillery.
And above it all the great man sat and beamed a majestic judicial smile upon all the house, and warmed himself in the sun of his own grandeur -- for he was "showing off," too.
With all these perfections the Princess had so delicate a shape, so majestic an air, that the sight of her was sufficient to inspire respect.
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.