mag·​nif·​ic mag-ˈni-fik How to pronounce magnific (audio)
: imposing in size or dignity
a magnific temple
: characterized by grandiloquence : pompous
commenced the conversation in the most magnific styleS. T. Coleridge
magnifical adjective
magnifically 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
Recent Examples on the Web From that moment on, the series teleports you through the magnific piazzas, infinite galleries, historic monuments, and palaces of Florence. Malik Peay, Essence, 24 Oct. 2022

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Word History


Middle French magnifique, from Latin magnificus

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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

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Cite this Entry

“Magnific.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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