grandeur


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Grandeur \Gran"deur\, n. [F., fr. grand. See Grand.]
   The state or quality of being grand; vastness; greatness;
   splendor; magnificence; stateliness; sublimity; dignity;
   elevation of thought or expression; nobility of action.
   [1913 Webster]

         Nor doth this grandeur and majestic show
         Of luxury . . . allure mine eye.         --Milton.

   Syn: Sublimity; majesty; stateliness; augustness; loftiness.
        See Sublimity.
        [1913 Webster]
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