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royal

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of royal

  1. 1 fit for or worthy of a royal ruler <the school superintendent received a royal welcome> Synonyms kingly, monarchal (or monarchial), princely, queenly, regal, monarchicalRelated Words aristocratic, baronial, imperial, lordly, noble, patrician; grandiose, heroic (also heroical), imposing, magnificent, majestic, monumental, splendid, stately

  2. 2 large and impressive in size, grandeur, extent, or conception <had a royal argument over family finances> Synonyms august, baronial, epic, gallant, glorious, grandiose, heroic (also heroical), Homeric, imperial, imposing, magnific, magnificent, majestic, massive, monumental, noble, proud, regal, grand, splendid, statelyRelated Words colossal, monstrous, prodigious, stupendous, tremendous; kingly, lordly, princely, queenly; awesome, awful, cosmic (also cosmical), sublime, wondrous; formidable, impressive, prepossessing, redoubtable; apocalyptic (also apocalyptical), inflated, operatic, overblown, pompous; marvelous (or marvellous), superb, terrific, wonderful; extravagant, lavish, luxurious, opulent, palatial, palatine, sumptuous; gorgeous, resplendent, splendiferous; extraordinary, killer, remarkable, sensational, striking; celestial, divine, heavenlyNear Antonyms lowly, modest, unprepossessing; average, common, mediocre, ordinary, run-of-the-mill, second-rate; abject, mean, meretricious, shabby, sordid; insignificant, measly, paltry, petty, puny, trifling, trivialAntonyms humble, unheroic, unimposing, unimpressive

  3. 3 involving minimal difficulty or effort <unfortunately, there is no royal way for a person to achieve maturity> Synonyms cheap, downhill, effortless, facile, fluent, fluid, hands-down, light, painless, ready, easy, simple, smooth, snap, softRelated Words idiotproof, mindless, quick, straightforward, unchallenging, uncomplicated; apparent, clear, clear-cut, distinct, evident, manifest, obvious, open-and-shut, palpable, patent, perspicuous, plain, transparent, unambiguous, unequivocal, unmistakableNear Antonyms burdensome, exhausting, onerous, oppressive, painful, stressful, taxing, troublesome; abstruse, complex, complicated, intricate, involved, knotty, problematic (also problematical), reconditeAntonyms arduous, demanding, difficult, exacting, formidable, grueling (or gruelling), hard, herculean, killer, labored, laborious, murderous, rough, severe, stiff, strenuous, toilful, toilsome, tough





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