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PALATIAL

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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]

Meaning:

Relating to or being a palace

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Context example:

the palatial residence

Pertainym:

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


Sense 2palatial [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Suitable for or like a palace

Context examples:

palatial furnishings / a palatial yacht

Similar:

impressive (making a strong or vivid impression)


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