Magnificent Definition

măg-nĭfĭ-sənt
adjective
Beautiful in a grand or stately way; rich or sumptuous, as in construction, decoration, form, etc.
Webster's New World
Exalted.
Webster's New World
Exceptionally good; excellent.
Webster's New World
The definition of magnificent is something that is exceptional or amazing in appearance.
An example of magnificent are the works of artists Picasso or Michelangelo.
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Origin of Magnificent

  • From Latin as if *magnificens, equivalent to magnificus (“great in deeds or sentiment, noble, splendid, etc."), from magnus (“great") + -ficens, an accom. form of -ficiens, the reg. form in compounds of faciens, ppr. of facere (“to do").

    From Wiktionary

  • Middle English from Old French from magnificence splendor from Latin magnificentia from magnificent- comparative and superlative stem of magnificus magnificent magnific

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

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