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splen·did

 (splĕn′dĭd)
adj.
1. Brilliant with light or color; radiant: a splendid field of poppies.
2. Imposing by reason of showiness or grandeur; magnificent: splendid costumes.
3. Admired by many; illustrious: splendid achievements.
4. Admirable for boldness or purity; surpassing: splendid character.
5. Very good or satisfying; praiseworthy: a splendid performance in the examinations.

[Latin splendidus, from splendēre, to shine.]

splen′did·ly adv.
splen′did·ness n.

splendid

(ˈsplɛndɪd)
adj
1. brilliant or fine, esp in appearance
2. characterized by magnificence; imposing
3. glorious or illustrious: a splendid reputation.
4. brightly gleaming; radiant: her splendid face; splendid colours.
5. very good or satisfactory: a splendid time.
[C17: from Latin splendidus, from splendēre to shine]
ˈsplendidly adv
ˈsplendidness n

splen•did

(ˈsplɛn dɪd)

adj.
1. magnificent or sumptuous.
2. distinguished or glorious: a splendid achievement.
3. excellent or very good: to have a splendid time.
4. brilliant in appearance, color, etc.
[1615–25; < Latin splendidus brilliant =splend(ēre) to shine + -idus -id4]
splen′did•ly, adv.
splen′did•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.splendid - having great beauty and splendor; "a glorious spring morning"; "a glorious sunset"; "splendid costumes"; "a kind of splendiferous native simplicity"
beautiful - delighting the senses or exciting intellectual or emotional admiration; "a beautiful child"; "beautiful country"; "a beautiful painting"; "a beautiful theory"; "a beautiful party"
2.splendid - very good;of the highest quality; "made an excellent speech"; "the school has excellent teachers"; "a first-class mind"
superior - of high or superior quality or performance; "superior wisdom derived from experience"; "superior math students"
3.splendid - 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"

splendid

adjective
1. excellent, wonderful, marvellous, mean (slang), great (informal), topping (Brit. slang), fine, cracking (Brit. informal), crucial (slang), fantastic (informal), first-class, glorious, mega (slang), sovereign, awesome (slang), def (slang), brill (informal), bodacious (slang, chiefly U.S.), boffo (slang), chillin' (U.S. slang) The book includes a wealth of splendid photographs.
excellent poor, ordinary, mediocre, depressing, disgusting, miserable, rotten, pathetic, lacklustre, tawdry, run-of-the-mill, undistinguished, unexceptional, no great shakes (informal), half-pie (N.Z. informal)

splendid

adjective
1. Marked by extraordinary elegance, beauty, and splendor:
2. Large and impressive in size, scope, or extent:
3. Exceptionally good of its kind:
Slang: boss.
Chiefly British: tophole.
Translations
جَميل جِدارَائِعرائِع
přepychovýskvostnýúžasnývýborný
storartetfantastisk
loistava
sjajan
nagyszerűpompásragyogóremektündöklő
afbragîs-stórkostlegur
すばらしい
화려한
ištaigingas
greznsiespaidīgsizcilskrāšņslielisks
prekrasensijajen
storartad
ยอดเยี่ยม
rất hay

splendid

[ˈsplendɪd] ADJ (= magnificent) → espléndido, magnífico; (= excellent) → estupendo, magnífico
he has done splendid workha hecho una magnífica labor
splendid!¡magnífico!, ¡estupendo!
in splendid isolationen total or absoluto aislamiento

splendid

[ˈsplɛndɪd] adj
(= very good) [holiday] → magnifique; [view] → superbe, splendide; [idea, opportunity, company] → excellent(e)
We had a splendid time → Nous avons passé un excellent moment.
You do such splendid work → Vous faites un travail formidable.
(= very impressive) [building, statue] → splendide, grandiose

splendid

adj
(= excellent)hervorragend; rider etc, chance, idea, amusementglänzend, ausgezeichnet; (that’s simply) splendid!(das ist ja) ausgezeichnet!
(= magnificent) clothes, sunset, musicherrlich; occasion, scale, villaingroßartig

splendid

[ˈsplɛndɪd] adj (ceremony, clothes) → splendido/a, magnifico/a; (idea, example) → eccellente, ottimo/a
that's splendid! → magnifico!, fantastico!

splendid

(ˈsplendid) adjective
1. brilliant, magnificent, very rich and grand etc. He looked splendid in his robes.
2. very good or fine. a splendid piece of work.
ˈsplendidly adverb
ˈsplendour (-də) noun
ˈsplendidness noun

splendid

رَائِع úžasný storartet großartig εκθαμβωτικός espléndido loistava splendide sjajan splendido すばらしい 화려한 schitterend glimrende wspaniały esplêndido великолепный storartad ยอดเยี่ยม görkemli rất hay 壮丽的
References in classic literature ?
Those must indeed be splendid clothes,' thought the Emperor.
asked the two impostors, and they pointed to and described the splendid material which was not there.
The whole city was talking of the splendid cloth which the Emperor had ordered to be woven at his own expense.
and advised his majesty to have some new clothes made from this splendid material, for the approaching procession.
Yes, they are splendid, splendid youngsters," chimed in the count, who always solved questions that seemed to him perplexing by deciding that everything was splendid.
Every one liked Laurie, and he privately informed his tutor that "the Marches were regularly splendid girls.
As for the wonders of Bombay its famous city hall, its splendid library, its forts and docks, its bazaars, mosques, synagogues, its Armenian churches, and the noble pagoda on Malabar Hill, with its two polygonal towers-- he cared not a straw to see them.
Now it was seen that the Cowardly Lion and the Hungry Tiger were drawing behind them a splendid golden chariot, to which they were harnessed by golden cords.
Let's all just determine to make it a splendid month for the last.
And blameless Cycnus was glad, for he looked to slay the warlike son of Zeus and his charioteer with the sword, and to strip off their splendid armour.
THE BEASTS of the forest gave a splendid entertainment at which the Monkey stood up and danced.
Now, as for this pretty doll, my little Alice," said Grandfather, "I wish you could have seen what splendid dresses the ladies wore in those times.