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1. grandeur

noun. ['grænˈduːr'] the quality of being magnificent or splendid or grand.

Synonyms

  • magnificence
  • elegance
  • brilliance
  • splendour
  • grandness
  • eclat

Antonyms

  • estimable
  • honorable
  • brave
  • disreputability

Etymology

  • grandeur (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • grand (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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  • kapoor
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Example sentences of the word grandeur


1. Noun, singular or mass
It sits in its grandeur at the top of a cliff, overlooking the town below.

Quotes containing the word grandeur


1. The world is charged with the grandeur of God.
- Gerard Manley Hopkins

2. Religion is never more tested than when our emotions are ablaze. At such a time, the timeless grandeur of the Law and its ethics stand at our mercy.
- Timothy J. Winter - Abdal Hakim Murad

3. So nigh is grandeur to our dust, So near is God to man,When Duty whispers low, 'Thou must,' The youth whispers, 'I can.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson, Emerson: Poems

2. grandeur

noun. ['grænˈduːr'] the quality of elevation of mind and exaltation of character or ideals or conduct.

Synonyms

  • noble-mindedness
  • nobleness
  • sublimity
  • honourableness
  • magnanimousness
  • high-mindedness
  • noble
  • nobility
  • idealism
  • honorableness

Antonyms

  • ignoble
  • dishonorableness
  • unrighteousness
  • dishonorable

Etymology

  • grandeur (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • grand (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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