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magnificent

mag·nif·i·cent

magnificent

 
pronunciation:
maeg nI f snt
features:
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: very grand or splendid; extremely impressive in size or beauty.
From our balcony, we could see a magnificent sunset.The ruler had a magnificent palace built for his new bride.
synonyms:
glorious, grand, splendid, superb
antonyms:
modest, uninspiring
similar words:
beautiful, brilliant, golden, gorgeous, grandiose, imposing, impressive, lavish, majestic, noble, palatial, proud, resplendent, sumptuous
definition 2: of excellent quality; superb.
The critics say her newest play is magnificent.
synonyms:
excellent, great, marvelous, outstanding, splendid, superb, terrific, tremendous
antonyms:
cheap, tawdry
similar words:
beautiful, extraordinary, glorious, grand, wonderful
derivation: magnificently (adv.)
Word Parts
The word magnificent contains the following part:
magn, magna, magni Latin root that means great, large
synonyms:
maxi, mega, megal, megalo, -megaly, macro-
antonyms:
min, micro-