magnificence[mag nif′ə səns]
- The definition of magnificence is splendor and lavishness.
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.
The magnificence of Brighton Palace.
richness and splendor, as of furnishings, color, dress, etc.; stately or imposing beauty
Origin of magnificenceOld French ; from Classical Latin magnificentia ; from magnificus, noble ; from magnus, great (see magni-) + facere, to do
- Greatness or lavishness of surroundings; splendor.
- Grand or imposing beauty.