majesty


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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 ?
"I beg your Majesty's pardon," returned the Pumpkinhead; "but I do not understand you."
"Exactly so, your Majesty" replied the other, bowing; "so it will be impossible for us to understand one another."
"Whereas, his Excellency the Governor has instructed us of his late resolution, respecting the matter proposed to the inhabitants, and has ordered us to communicate the same in person, his Excellency being desirous that each of them should be fully satisfied of his Majesty's intentions, which he has also ordered us to communicate to you, such as they have been given to him.
"I have received from his Excellency Governor Lawrence, the King's Commission, which I have in my hand; and by his orders you are convened together to manifest to you, his Majesty's final resolution to the French inhabitants of this his Province of Nova-Scotia; who, for almost half a century, have had more indulgence granted them than any of his subjects in any part of his dominions; what use you have made of it you yourselves best know.
"No, sire, for that would only betoken for us seven years of plenty and seven years of scarcity; and with a king as full of foresight as your majesty, scarcity is not a thing to be feared."
de Blacas, "if it only be to reassure a faithful servant, will your majesty send into Languedoc, Provence, and Dauphine, trusty men, who will bring you back a faithful report as to the feeling in these three provinces?"
"This Marchiali must be singularly like your majesty, to be able to deceive every one's eye," Fouquet persisted.
And that is that their swords may never leave their scabbards but in your majesty's service.
"Sire, when traveling, the musketeers supply all the posts of your majesty's household; that is to say, yours, her majesty the queen's, and monsieur le cardinal's, the latter of whom borrows of the king the best part, or rather the most numerous part, of the royal guard."
The emperor was already descended from the tower, and advancing on horse-back towards me, which had like to have cost him dear; for the beast, though very well trained, yet wholly unused to such a sight, which appeared as if a mountain moved before him, reared up on its hinder feet: but that prince, who is an excellent horseman, kept his seat, till his attendants ran in, and held the bridle, while his majesty had time to dismount.
"Laporte," said the queen, "it is time for his majesty to go to bed."
"May it please your Majesty, I have here a formula for constructing armour-plating which no gun can pierce.