Majesty meaning

măjĭ-stē
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The quality of being impressive and great.

The majesty of the Great Pyramids.

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A title used in speaking to or of a sovereign, preceded by Your or by His or Her.
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Magnificence or splendor.

The majesty of the Rockies.

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Grandeur or stateliness.
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A term of address for royalty and imperiality.

His/Her/Your Majesty.

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Origin of majesty

  • Middle English mageste, maieste from Old French majeste from Latin māiestās meg- in Indo-European roots

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

  • From an alternative capitalization of English majesty, from Middle English maieste, mageste, from Old French majeste, from Latin māiestās, derived from *meǵhâ‚‚s (“great").

    From Wiktionary

  • Middle English maieste, mageste, from Old French majesté, from Latin māiestās, derived from *meǵhâ‚‚s (“great"). See mega-.

    From Wiktionary