The definition of magnificence is splendor and lavishness.noun
When you go see a world famous, historical hotel and are completely impressed by the richness of the decor, this is an example of being impressed by the magnificence.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
Origin: OFr < L magnificentia < magnificus, noble < magnus, great (see magni-) + facere, to do
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- Greatness or lavishness of surroundings; splendor.
- Grand or imposing beauty.