Splendid meaning

splĕn'dĭd
The definition of splendid is gorgeous or wonderful.

An example of splendid is a magnificent wedding celebration.

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Admired by many; illustrious.

Splendid achievements.

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Brilliant with light or color; radiant.

A splendid field of poppies.

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Imposing by reason of showiness or grandeur; magnificent.

Splendid costumes.

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Very good or satisfying; praiseworthy.

A splendid performance in the examinations.

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Worthy of high praise; grand; glorious; illustrious.

A splendid accomplishment.

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Very good; excellent; fine.

Splendid weather.

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Admirable for boldness or purity; surpassing.

Splendid character.

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Showy; magnificent; sumptuous; pompous; as, a splendid palace; a splendid procession or pageant.
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Illustrious; heroic; brilliant; celebrated; famous; as, a splendid victory or reputation.
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Having or showing splendor.
  • Shining; lustrous; brilliant.
  • Magnificent; gorgeous.
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Possessing or displaying splendor; shining; very bright; as, a splendid sun.
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Origin of splendid

  • Latin splendidus from splendēre to shine
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Latin splendidus, from splendere (“to shine") +"Ž -idus (“adjective forming suffix").
    From Wiktionary