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 Dictionary entry overview: What does palatial mean? 

PALATIAL (adjective)
  The adjective PALATIAL has 2 senses:

1. relating to or being a palace
2. suitable for or like a palace

  Familiarity information: PALATIAL used as an adjective is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

PALATIAL (adjective)

Sense 1palatial [BACK TO TOP]


Relating to or being a palace

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Context example:

the palatial residence


palace (official residence of an exalted person (as a sovereign))

Sense 2palatial [BACK TO TOP]


Suitable for or like a palace

Context examples:

palatial furnishings / a palatial yacht


impressive (making a strong or vivid impression)

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