Origin of magnificenceOld French from Classical Latin magnificentia from magnificus, noble from magnus, great (see magni-) + facere, to do
The magnificence of Brighton Palace.
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.
richness and splendor, as of furnishings, color, dress, etc.; stately or imposing beauty
- Greatness or lavishness of surroundings; splendor.
- Grand or imposing beauty.
- The magnificence of the coast has inspired more than one famous painting.
- In spite of the chase, the pure magnificence of the mountains overwhelmed him.
- As curule aedile in 58, Scaurus celebrated the public games on a scale of magnificence never seen before.
- Table Mountain and its connected hills are famous for the magnificence of their scenery.
- Munich owes its architectural magnificence largely to Louis I.