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majesty

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of majesty

  1. 1 a dignified bearing or appearance befitting someone of royal status <even as a child, the princess possessed a certain majesty that would later serve her well> Synonyms augustness, kingliness, royalty, stateliness Related Words high-mindedness, magnanimity, nobility, nobleness; haughtiness, lordliness, pomposity, pompousness; dignity, poise; gloriousness, grandeur, grandness, greatness, impressiveness, magnificence, resplendence, resplendency, splendidness, splendor; class, elegance, grace

  2. 2 dignified or restrained beauty of form, appearance, or style <the bishop carries himself with an impressive majesty> Synonyms class, classiness, courtliness, elegancy, fineness, grace, gracefulness, handsomeness, elegance, refinement, statelinessRelated Words augustness, brilliance, gloriousness, glory, grandeur, grandness, lavishness, luxuriance, luxuriousness, luxury, magnificence, nobility, nobleness, opulence, ornateness, plushiness, plushness, resplendence, resplendency, richness, splendor, sumptuousness; artfulness, chic, polish, sophistication, taste, tastefulness; choiceness, classicism, dignity, exquisiteness, restraint, simplicity; affectedness, grandiosity, ostentation, ostentatiousness, pretentiousness, showinessNear Antonyms coarseness, crudeness, flamboyance, flashiness, garishness, gaudiness, glitz, grotesqueness, grotesquerie (also grotesquery), kitsch, tastelessness, tawdriness, vulgarityAntonyms gracelessness, inelegance

  3. 3 impressiveness of beauty on a large scale <the majesty of the Roman Colosseum is breathtaking> Synonyms augustness, brilliance, gloriousness, glory, gorgeousness, grandeur, grandness, magnificence, nobility, nobleness, resplendence, resplendency, splendidness, splendiferousness, splendor, stateliness, stupendousness, sublimeness, superbnessRelated Words awesomeness, formidability, marvelousness, wonderfulness, wondrousness; dignity, elegance, grace; lavishness, luxuriance, luxuriousness, luxury, opulence, princeliness, richness, sumptuousness; grandiosity, ostentation, pretentiousness; elaborateness, flashiness, gaudiness, ornateness, poshness, ritziness, showiness, swankiness; extraordinariness, remarkableness





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