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GRANDNESS

 Dictionary entry overview: What does grandness mean? 

GRANDNESS (noun)
  The noun GRANDNESS has 4 senses:

1. a prominent status
2. unusual largeness in size or extent or number
3. the quality of being magnificent or splendid or grand
4. splendid or imposing in size or appearance

  Familiarity information: GRANDNESS used as a noun is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


GRANDNESS (noun)


Sense 1grandness [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A prominent status

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Synonyms:

grandness; importance

Context example:

a person of importance

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

standing (social or financial or professional status or reputation)

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

accent; emphasis (special importance or significance)

primacy (the state of being first in importance)


Sense 2grandness [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Unusual largeness in size or extent or number

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Synonyms:

vastness; sizeableness; immensity; immenseness; enormousness; greatness; grandness; wideness

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

bigness; largeness (the property of having a relatively great size)

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

enormity (vastness of size or extent)


Sense 3grandness [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The quality of being magnificent or splendid or grand

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Synonyms:

grandeur; brilliance; splendour; magnificence; splendor; 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 ("grandness" is a kind of...):

elegance (a refined quality of gracefulness and good taste)

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

eclat (brilliant or conspicuous success or effect)


Sense 4grandness [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Splendid or imposing in size or appearance

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Synonyms:

impressiveness; magnificence; grandness; richness

Context examples:

the grandness of the architecture / impressed by the richness of the flora

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

excellence (the quality of excelling; possessing good qualities in high degree)

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

expansiveness; expansivity (a quality characterized by magnificence of scale or the tendency to expand)

loftiness; majesty; stateliness (impressiveness in scale or proportion)


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