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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
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Having with difficulty restrained an explosion of merriment, lest it should offend her majesty, Laurie tapped and was graciously received.
She stood watching the fair woman walk down the long line of galleries with the grace and majesty which queens are sometimes supposed to possess.
Major Heyward," said Munro, turning to his youthful associate with the dignity of his years and superior rank; "I should have served his majesty for half a century, and earned these gray hairs in vain, were I ignorant of all you say, and of the pressing nature of our circumstances; still, there is everything due to the honor of the king's arms, and something to ourselves.
What is called poetic insight is the gift of discerning, in this sphere of strangely mingled elements, the beauty and the majesty which are compelled to assume a garb so sordid.
Well; when all the wedding guests were assembled at the bride's bamboo cottage, this Captain marches in, and being assigned the post of honor, placed himself over against the punchbowl, and between the High Priest and his majesty the King, Queequeg's father.
Not the white bull Jupiter swimming away with ravished Europa clinging to his graceful horns; his lovely, leering eyes sideways intent upon the maid; with smooth bewitching fleetness, rippling straight for the nuptial bower in Crete; not Jove, not that great majesty Supreme
A most noble benignity and purity reposed in the counte- nance of him they called Sir Galahad, and likewise in the king's also; and there was majesty and greatness in the giant frame and high bearing of Sir Launcelot of the Lake.
But the manager succeeded in persuading him to recall the encore, and said the company would feel sufficiently rewarded and complimented in the mere fact that the encore was desired by his Majesty, without fatiguing him with a repetition to gratify their own vanity.
I read considerable to Jim about kings and dukes and earls and such, and how gaudy they dressed, and how much style they put on, and called each other your majesty, and your grace, and your lordship, and so on, 'stead of mister; and Jim's eyes bugged out, and he was interested.
She raised her head slowly, till it was well up, and at the same time her great frame unconsciously assumed an erect and masterful attitude, with all the majesty and grace of her vanished youth in it.
Sparkling in the sunshine, gleaming under the summer moon, cold and gray beneath a November sky, trickling over the dam in some burning July drought, swollen with turbulent power in some April freshet, how many young eyes gazed into the mystery and majesty of the falls along that river, and how many young hearts dreamed out their futures leaning over the bridge rail, seeing "the vision splendid" reflected there and often, too, watching it fade into "the light of common day.
My seat, to which Bessie and the bitter Miss Abbot had left me riveted, was a low ottoman near the marble chimney-piece; the bed rose before me; to my right hand there was the high, dark wardrobe, with subdued, broken reflections varying the gloss of its panels; to my left were the muffled windows; a great looking-glass between them repeated the vacant majesty of the bed and room.