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
Splendid Chambray Bandeau Bikini Top, $46.41 (orig.
Farley Granger is splendid as the youth caught up in an unholy scheme to commit murder, and Ruth Roman's attractiveness adds beauty to her sympathetic characterization of the society girl in love with Granger.
The NBC Symphony was immediately among the best in the world, and for more than 15 years, Toscanini offered splendid performances to millions during weekly radio broadcasts.
Similarly, imperial Japan cherished its victories over China and Russia; Germany glorified its triumph over France; and almost every great power had a string of splendid little colonial wars to its name.
The Monadnock, of course, is one of the most splendid things in Chicago.
The spectators lining the arena were awed as hundreds of Native Americans dancers in splendid attire paraded in what is known as the Grand Entrance of the tribes.
The onions are splendid this year---1015Y Texas sweets as large as a grapefruit.
All of that is nearly overshadowed by its splendid boss fight against Dr. Robotnik.
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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: 1624See Words from the same year
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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