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
No one needs to be ailing for chicken soup to be a splendid idea.
They are married in a splendid feast, but their mutual loneliness leads to divorce, and Ezekiel leaves Jerusalem to return to Poland.
The five Garment Workers made a splendid ensemble, with Isabella Dawis the first among equals.
Joseph Lattanzi was splendid as Hawk, his buttery baritone luxuriant and robust.
Tokyo is splendid in springtime, what with the blooming of the cherry blossoms and the weather still ideal for enjoying hot cups of tea in traditional teahouses (or a cat cafe).
The flavors and textures just didn't click together, leaving that splendid beef patty to do all the work.
Although both are about Americans at war, and both are splendid, the two books are diametrical opposites in tone, in style, and, mostly noticeably, in length.
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Origin and Etymology of splendid
Latin splendidus, from splendēre to shine; perhaps akin to Middle Irish lainn bright
First Known Use: 1624
Synonym Discussion of splendid
SPLENDID Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of splendid for English Language Learners
: very impressive and beautiful
: very good
SPLENDID Defined for Kids
Definition of splendid for Students
1 : impressive in beauty, excellence, or magnificence You did a splendid job. a splendid palace
2 : having or showing splendor : brilliant … 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
3 : excellent We had a splendid time.
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