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splendor

splen·dor

splendor

 
pronunciation:
splen dr
part of speech: noun
definition 1: grandeur or magnificence.
The rulers had always lived in splendor in their palaces.
synonyms:
glory, grandeur, magnificence, majesty
antonyms:
modesty, ordinariness, simplicity
similar words:
dazzle, pomp
definition 2: great radiance or brilliance.
The golden domes of the churches give splendor to the city.
synonyms:
brilliance, effulgence, radiance
derivations: splendorous (adj.), splendrous (adj.)