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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 ?
I don't see how you can write and act such splendid things, Jo.
In the darkness they played like two splendid young things in a young world.
Half the sky was chequered with black thunderheads, but all the west was luminous and clear: in the lightning flashes it looked like deep blue water, with the sheen of moonlight on it; and the mottled part of the sky was like marble pavement, like the quay of some splendid seacoast city, doomed to destruction.
Never had that lady seemed a more tempting subject than at that moment, seated there like some sensuous Madonna, with the gleam of the fading day enriching her splendid color.
More deeply; since, with us, rank is the grosser substance of wealth and a splendid establishment, and has no spiritual existence after the death of these, but dies hopelessly along with them.
There was the honest cockrobin, the favorite game of stripling sportsmen, with its loud querulous note; and the twittering blackbirds flying in sable clouds, and the golden- winged woodpecker with his crimson crest, his broad black gorget, and splendid plumage; and the cedar-bird, with its red tipt wings and yellow-tipt tail and its little monteiro cap of feathers; and the blue jay, that noisy coxcomb, in his gay light blue coat and white underclothes, screaming and chattering, nodding and bobbing and bowing, and pretending to be on good terms with every songster of the grove.
He struck her, inevitably, as gallant and splendid, but what took her most of all and gave her the courage she afterward showed was that he put the whole thing to her as a kind of favor, an obligation he should gratefully incur.
He rode me first slowly, then a trot, then a canter, and when we were on the common he gave me a light touch with his whip, and we had a splendid gallop.
By the rubbish in our wake, and the noble noise we make, Be sure, be sure, we're going to do some splendid things!
Those must indeed be splendid clothes,' thought the Emperor.
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.
What a splendid thing is literature, Barbara--what a splendid thing