- 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.
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.