adjective \mag-ˈni-fik\

Definition of MAGNIFIC

:  magnificent 2
:  imposing in size or dignity <a magnific temple>
a :  sublime, exalted
b :  characterized by grandiloquence :  pompous <commenced the conversation in the most magnific style — S. T. Coleridge>
mag·nif·i·cal \-fi-kəl\ adjective
mag·nif·i·cal·ly \-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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