Grandeur definition

grănjər, -jo͝or
The quality or condition of being grand; magnificence.
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Nobility or greatness of character.
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The quality of being grand.
  • Splendor; magnificence.
  • Moral or intellectual greatness; nobility.
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Grandeur is defined as magnificence, something very impressive and amazing, high moral character or intellectual greatness.

An example of grandeur is the look and design of the Palace of Versailles or other old famous castles.

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The state of being grand or splendid; magnificence.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
grandeur
Plural:
grandeurs

Origin of grandeur

  • Middle English from Old French from grand great from Latin grandis

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle French grandeur, from Old French grandur, from grant, from Latin grandis (“grown up, great”).

    From Wiktionary