Definition of grandeur
- visited the awesome grandeurs of the American West
His paintings capture the beauty and grandeur of the landscape.
They are restoring the hotel to its original grandeur.
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First Known Use: 1632See Words from the same year
augustness, brilliance, gloriousness, glory, gorgeousness, grandness, magnificence, majesty, nobility, nobleness, resplendence, resplendency, splendidness, splendiferousness, splendor, stateliness, stupendousness, sublimeness, superbness;
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having a quality expressive of sadness
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