Examples of splendid in a Sentence
We have a splendid opportunity to do something really useful.
I have some splendid news.
“We'll be coming out to visit over the summer.” “Oh, splendid!”
Recent Examples of splendid from the Web
Beyond October's splendid hues, explore the new Cultural Village, Castle Wall and Umami Cafe.
The splendid collaboration is greater than the sum of its formidable parts.
The bi-level bar, which opened in 2016, is retrofitted into a splendid, historical cafe.
EXPRESS FORECAST Today: Partly to mostly sunny and splendid. Highs: Mid-70s.
Todd Frazier hit a tiebreaking sacrifice fly in the sixth, and Jaime Garcia gave the Yankees a splendid performance against the team that traded him this year after only one start.
Rookie starter Jakob Junis was splendid for 6 1/3 innings.
In the closing minute of regulation, the Kings kept the puck in Boston's end for a lengthy stretch before Rask made a splendid glove stop on Alex Iafallo's wrist shot from the slot.
Davion Williams' 67-yarder tied the game and a splendid 95-yard drive put the Trojans in front 14-7.
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Origin and Etymology of splendid
First Known Use: 1624See Words from the same year
Synonymsaugust, baronial, epic, gallant, glorious, grandiose, heroic (also heroical), Homeric, imperial, imposing, magnific, magnificent, majestic, massive, monumental, noble, proud, regal, royal, grand, stately
Antonymshumble, unheroic, unimposing, unimpressive
Related Wordscolossal, monstrous, prodigious, stupendous, tremendous; kingly, lordly, princely, queenly; awesome, awful, cosmic (also cosmical), sublime, wondrous; formidable, impressive, prepossessing, redoubtable; apocalyptic (also apocalyptical), inflated, operatic, overblown, pompous; marvelous (or marvellous), superb, terrific, wonderful; extravagant, lavish, luxurious, opulent, palatial, palatine, sumptuous; gorgeous, resplendent, splendiferous; extraordinary, killer, remarkable, sensational, striking; celestial, divine, heavenly
Near Antonymslowly, modest, unprepossessing; average, common, mediocre, ordinary, run-of-the-mill, second-rate; abject, mean, meretricious, shabby, sordid; insignificant, measly, paltry, petty, puny, trifling, trivial
Synonym Discussion of splendid
- the wedding was a splendid occasion
- resplendent in her jewelry
- a gorgeous red dress
- a glorious sunset
- a vision of sublime beauty
- her singing was superb
SPLENDID Defined for English Language Learners
SPLENDID Defined for Kids
Definition of splendid for Students
- You did a splendid job.
- a splendid palace
- … I knew I would never again see anything so splendid as the round red sun coming up …
- —Jean Craighead George, My Side of the Mountain
- We had a splendid time.
Synonym Discussion of splendid
- What a splendid idea!
- She wore a splendid jewel.
- I watched the glorious sunset.
- The food was superb.
Seen and Heard
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