magnificence

noun mag·nif·i·cence \ mag-ˈni-fə-sən(t)s , məg- \
Updated on: 18 Nov 2017

Definition of magnificence

1 : the quality or state of being magnificent
2 : splendor of surroundings

Examples of magnificence in a Sentence

  1. the magnificence of the great castle hallway is beyond description

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Origin and Etymology of magnificence

Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin magnificentia, from magnificus noble in character, magnificent, from magnus great + -ficus -fic — more at much


MAGNIFICENCE Defined for Kids

magnificence

noun mag·nif·i·cence \ mag-ˈni-fə-səns \

Definition of magnificence for Students

: impressive beauty or greatness
  • The room's magnificence awed me.


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