Simple Definition of splendor
: great and impressive beauty
: things that are very beautiful or impressive
Examples of splendor
The palace had lost much of its original splendor.
<the splendor of the ancient monument awed us into silence>
Origin of splendor
Middle English splendure, from Anglo-French splendur, from Latin splendor, from splendēre
First Known Use: 15th century
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