magnific

adjective
mag·​nif·​ic | \mag-ˈni-fik \

Definition of magnific 

2 : imposing in size or dignity a magnific temple

3a : sublime, exalted

b : characterized by grandiloquence : pompous commenced the conversation in the most magnific style— S. T. Coleridge

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Other Words from magnific

magnifical \ -​fi-​kəl \ adjective
magnifically \ -​k(ə-​)lē \ adverb

Examples of magnific in a Sentence

his letter to me was written in such a magnific style that I half wondered if he had penned it with a quill the pyramids at Giza remain among the most magnific edifices the world has ever seen

First Known Use of magnific

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for magnific

Middle French magnifique, from Latin magnificus

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The first known use of magnific was in the 15th century

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