grandeur

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

gran·deur

noun \ˈgran-jər, -ˌjr, -ˌd(y)r, -d(y)ər\

: a great and impressive quality

Full Definition of GRANDEUR

1
:  the quality or state of being grand :  magnificence <the glory that was Greece and the grandeur that was Rome — E. A. Poe>
2
:  an instance or example of grandeur

Examples of GRANDEUR

  1. His paintings capture the beauty and grandeur of the landscape.
  2. They are restoring the hotel to its original grandeur.

Origin of GRANDEUR

French, from Old French, from grand
First Known Use: 1600

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