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maj·es·ty

 (măj′ĭ-stē)
n. pl. maj·es·ties
1.
a. Sovereign power, dignity, or grandeur: the majesty of the royal couple.
b. Supreme authority or power: the majesty of the law.
2.
a. A royal personage.
b. Majesty Used with His, Her, or Your as a title and form of address for a sovereign.
3. Magnificence or splendor: the majesty of the Rockies.

[Middle English mageste, maieste, from Old French majeste, from Latin māiestās; see meg- in Indo-European roots.]

majesty

(ˈmædʒɪstɪ)
n
1. great dignity of bearing; loftiness; grandeur
2. supreme power or authority
3. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) an archaic word for royalty
[C13: from Old French, from Latin mājestās; related to Latin major, comparative of magnus great]

Majesty

(ˈmædʒɪstɪ)
n, pl -ties
(preceded by Your, His, Her, or Their) a title used to address or refer to a sovereign or the wife or widow of a sovereign

maj•es•ty

(ˈmædʒ ə sti)

n., pl. -ties.
1. regal, lofty, or stately dignity; imposing character; grandeur.
2. supreme greatness or authority; sovereignty.
3. (usu. cap.) a title of a sovereign (usu. prec. by his, her, or your).
4. a royal personage, or royal personages collectively.
[1250–1300; < Middle French < Latin majestās=majes- (akin to majus, neuter comp. of magnus large; compare major) + -tās -ty2meg-]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.majesty - impressiveness in scale or proportionmajesty - impressiveness in scale or proportion
impressiveness, magnificence, grandness, richness - splendid or imposing in size or appearance; "the grandness of the architecture"; "impressed by the richness of the flora"

majesty

majesty

noun
Something meriting the highest praise or regard:
Translations
جَلَالَةٌصاحِب الجلالَهعَظَمَه، جلال
veličenstvomajestátmajestátnost
majestætstorhedDeres Majestæt
majesteetti
veličanstvo
felségedmagasztosság
hátigntign, mikilfengleiki
威厳
폐하
didingai
diženumsmajestātevarenība
Veličenstvo
veličanstvo
majestät
พระเจ้าแผ่นดิน
vẻ uy nghi

majesty

[ˈmædʒɪstɪ] Nmajestad f
His/Her MajestySu Majestad
Your Majesty(Vuestra) Majestad

majesty

[ˈmædʒɪsti] n
(= grandeur) → majesté f
(title) Your Majesty → Votre Majesté
Her Majesty → Sa Majesté

majesty

n (= stateliness)Majestät f; (of movements etc)Würde f; the majesty of the mountainsdie Majestät or Erhabenheit der Bergwelt; His/Her MajestySeine/Ihre Majestät; Your MajestyEure Majestät

majesty

[ˈmædʒɪstɪ] nmaestà f inv
His Majesty → Sua Maestà

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

majesty

جَلَالَةٌ veličenstvo majestæt Majestät μεγαλειότατος majestad majesteetti majesté veličanstvo maestà 威厳 폐하 majesteit majestet majestat majestade Ваше Величество majestät พระเจ้าแผ่นดิน görkem vẻ uy nghi 雄伟
References in classic literature ?
Staggered at this answer -- for in the immediate proximity of the Monarch (as I had noted in my dream before I entered Lineland) there were none but Men -- I ventured to reply, "Pardon me, but I cannot imagine how your Royal Highness can at any time either see or approach their Majesties, when there are at least half a dozen intervening individuals, whom you can neither see through, nor pass by?
Accordingly, preparations were made to give their majesties a reception on board in a style corresponding with their rank.
The gentlemen and ladies were presented to their majesties and monsieur le cardinal.
After them came a long line of artillery; then more cavalry, in splendid uniforms; and then their imperial majesties Napoleon III and Abdul Aziz.