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magnific

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adjective mag·nif·ic \mag-ˈni-fik\

Definition of magnific

  1. 1 :  magnificent 2

  2. 2 :  imposing in size or dignity <a magnific temple>

  3. 3 a :  sublime, exalted b :  characterized by grandiloquence :  pompous <commenced the conversation in the most magnific style — S. T. Coleridge>

mag·nif·i·cal play \-fi-kəl\ adjective
mag·nif·i·cal·ly play \-k(ə-)lē\ adverb


Examples of magnific

  1. <his letter to me was written in such a magnific style that I half wondered if he had penned it with a quill>

  2. <the pyramids at Giza remain among the most magnific edifices the world has ever seen>



Origin of magnific

Middle French magnifique, from Latin magnificus


First Known Use: 15th century


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