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Definitions of Grandeur

Pronunciation : Gran"deur
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [F., fr. grand. See Grand.]
Definition : Defn: The state or quality of being grand; vastness; greatness; splendor; magnificence; stateliness; sublimity; dignity; elevation of thought or expression; nobility of action. Nor doth this grandeur and majestic show Of luxury . . . allure mine eye. Milton.

Syn. -- Sublimity; majesty; stateliness; augustness; loftiness. See Sublimity.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913


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