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SPLENDID

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does splendid mean? 

SPLENDID (adjective)
  The adjective SPLENDID has 2 senses:

1. having great beauty and splendor
2. characterized by grandeur

  Familiarity information: SPLENDID used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SPLENDID (adjective)


Sense 1splendid [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Having great beauty and splendor

Synonyms:

resplendent; splendid; splendiferous; glorious

Context examples:

a glorious spring morning / a glorious sunset / splendid costumes / a kind of splendiferous native simplicity

Similar:

beautiful (delighting the senses or exciting intellectual or emotional admiration)


Sense 2splendid [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Characterized by grandeur

Synonyms:

magnificent; splendid; brilliant; glorious

Context examples:

the brilliant court life at Versailles / a glorious work of art / magnificent cathedrals / the splendid coronation ceremony

Similar:

impressive (making a strong or vivid impression)


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