Grandeur is defined as magnificence, something very impressive and amazing, high moral character or intellectual greatness.(noun)
An example of grandeur is the look and design of the Palace of Versailles or other old famous castles.
See grandeur in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: Fr < grand: see grand
See grandeur in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old French
Origin: , from grand, great
Origin: , from Latin grandis.
See grandeur in Ologies
See also size.
1. Psychiatry. a form of mental illness marked by delusions of greatness, wealth, or power.
2. an obsession with doing extravagant or grand things. —megalomaniac, n. —megalomaniacal, adj.
Psychiatry. a slowly progressive personality disorder marked by delusions, especially of persecution and grandeur. —paranoid, paranoiac, adj.
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