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Wordnet 3.0


1. characterized by grandeur;
- Example: "the brilliant court life at Versailles"
- Example: "a glorious work of art"
- Example: "magnificent cathedrals"
- Example: "the splendid coronation ceremony"
[syn: brilliant, glorious, magnificent, splendid]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Magnificent \Mag*nif"i*cent\, a. [See Magnificence.] 1. Doing grand things; admirable in action; displaying great power or opulence, especially in building, way of living, and munificence. [1913 Webster] A prince is never so magnificent As when he's sparing to enrich a few With the injuries of many. --Massinger. [1913 Webster] 2. Grand in appearance; exhibiting grandeur or splendor; splendid; pompous. [1913 Webster] When Rome's exalted beauties I descry Magnificent in piles of ruin lie. --Addison. [1913 Webster] Syn: Glorious; majestic; sublime. See Grand. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

magnificent adj 1: characterized by grandeur; "the brilliant court life at Versailles"; "a glorious work of art"; "magnificent cathedrals"; "the splendid coronation ceremony" [syn: brilliant, glorious, magnificent, splendid]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

83 Moby Thesaurus words for "magnificent": Babylonian, Corinthian, august, awe-inspiring, awful, barbaric, brilliant, commanding, deluxe, distinguished, divine, elaborate, elegant, elevated, eminent, exalted, excellent, exquisite, extravagant, famous, fancy, fine, gilt-edged, glorious, godlike, golden, gorgeous, grand, grandiose, great, heavenly, heroic, high, immense, imposing, impressive, lauded, lavish, lofty, lordly, luxurious, magnanimous, majestic, marvelous, noble, opulent, outstanding, palatial, plush, posh, princely, prominent, proud, regal, renowned, resplendent, rich, ritzy, sensational, soaring, splendacious, splendid, splendiferous, splendorous, stately, sterling, sublime, sumptuous, super, superb, supereminent, superexcellent, superfancy, superfine, superior, superlative, swank, swanky, swell, terrific, towering, tremendous, wonderful
The Devil's Dictionary (1881-1906):

MAGNIFICENT, adj. Having a grandeur or splendor superior to that to which the spectator is accustomed, as the ears of an ass, to a rabbit, or the glory of a glowworm, to a maggot.