Search Result for "stately":
1. impressive in appearance;
- Example: "a baronial mansion"
- Example: "an imposing residence"
- Example: "a noble tree"
- Example: "severe-looking policemen sat astride noble horses"
- Example: "stately columns"
[syn: baronial, imposing, noble, stately]
2. of size and dignity suggestive of a statue;
[syn: stately, statuesque]
3. refined or imposing in manner or appearance; befitting a royal court;
- Example: "a courtly gentleman"
[syn: courtly, formal, stately]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Stately \State"ly\, adv. Majestically; loftily. --Milton. [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Stately \State"ly\, a. [Compar. Statelier (st[=a]t"l[i^]*[~e]r); superl. Stateliest.] Evincing state or dignity; lofty; majestic; grand; as, stately manners; a stately gait. "The stately homes of England!" --Mrs. Hemans. "Filled with stately temples." --Prescott. [1913 Webster] Here is a silly stately style indeed! --Shak. [1913 Webster] Syn: Lofty; dignified; majestic; grand; august; magnificent. [1913 Webster]Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
78 Moby Thesaurus words for "stately": Babylonian, Corinthian, aristocratic, august, awe-inspiring, awesome, awful, barbaric, ceremonial, ceremonious, conventional, courtly, decorous, deluxe, dignified, distinguished, elaborate, elegant, elevated, extravagant, fancy, fine, formal, gallant, glorious, gracious, grand, grandiose, grave, hieratic, imperial, imposing, impressive, inspiring, kingly, liturgic, lofty, lordly, luxurious, magisterial, magnificent, majestic, moving, noble, palatial, plush, pompous, posh, princely, proud, queenly, regal, ritual, ritualistic, ritzy, royal, sacerdotal, sedate, serious, sober, solemn, splendacious, splendid, splendiferous, statuesque, striking, sublime, sumptuous, superb, superfancy, superfine, swank, swanky, swell, venerable, weighty, well-mannered, worthy