magnific

play
adjective mag·nif·ic \mag-ˈni-fik\

Definition of magnific

  1. 1 :  magnificent 2

  2. 2 :  imposing in size or dignity a magnific temple

  3. 3a :  sublime, exaltedb :  characterized by grandiloquence :  pompous commenced the conversation in the most magnific style — S. T. Coleridge

magnifical

play \-fi-kəl\ adjective

magnifically

play \-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Examples of magnific in a Sentence

  1. his letter to me was written in such a magnific style that I half wondered if he had penned it with a quill

  2. the pyramids at Giza remain among the most magnific edifices the world has ever seen

Origin and Etymology of magnific

Middle French magnifique, from Latin magnificus


First Known Use: 15th century



Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up magnific? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

the point at which something begins

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

  • istock-refers-to-this-as-a-tumble-of-strawberries-which-sounded-pretty-nice-to-us
  • Which is a synonym of garner?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!