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GRANDEUR

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does grandeur mean? 

GRANDEUR (noun)
  The noun GRANDEUR has 2 senses:

1. the quality of being magnificent or splendid or grand
2. the quality of elevation of mind and exaltation of character or ideals or conduct

  Familiarity information: GRANDEUR used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


GRANDEUR (noun)


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Meaning:

The quality of being magnificent or splendid or grand

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Synonyms:

grandeur; brilliance; splendour; splendor; magnificence; grandness

Context examples:

for magnificence and personal service there is the Queen's hotel / his 'Hamlet' lacks the brilliance that one expects / it is the university that gives the scene its stately splendor / an imaginative mix of old-fashioned grandeur and colorful art / advertisers capitalize on the grandness and elegance it brings to their products

Hypernyms ("grandeur" is a kind of...):

elegance (a refined quality of gracefulness and good taste)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "grandeur"):

eclat (brilliant or conspicuous success or effect)


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Meaning:

The quality of elevation of mind and exaltation of character or ideals or conduct

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Synonyms:

magnanimousness; nobleness; grandeur; nobility

Hypernyms ("grandeur" is a kind of...):

honorableness; honourableness (the quality of deserving honor or respect; characterized by honor)

Attribute:

noble (having or showing or indicative of high or elevated character)

ignoble (completely lacking nobility in character or quality or purpose)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "grandeur"):

high-mindedness; idealism; noble-mindedness (elevated ideals or conduct; the quality of believing that ideals should be pursued)

sublimity (nobility in thought or feeling or style)


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