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1. splendor

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

Synonyms

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

Antonyms

  • noble
  • ignoble
  • dishonorableness
  • tastelessness

Etymology

  • splendur (Anglo-Norman)

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Words that Rhyme with Splendor

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How do you pronounce splendor?

Pronounce splendor as ˈsplɛndər.

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Example sentences of the word splendor


1. Noun, singular or mass
Plan to spend at least six hours to enjoy the quiet splendor of the coastal forest.

Quotes containing the word splendor


1. This is part of the involuntary bargain we make with the world just by being alive. We get to experiences the splendor of nature, the beauty of art, the balm of love and the sheer joy of existence, always with the knowledge that illness, injury, natural disaster, or pure evil can end it in an instant for ourselves or someone we love.
- Jeff Greenfield

2. Though nothing can bring back the hourOf splendor in the grass, of glory in the flower;We will grieve not, rather findStrength in what remains behind;In the primal sympathyWhich having been must ever be...
- William Wordsworth

3. Even if the open windows of science at first make us shiver after the cozy indoor warmth of traditional humanizing myths, in the end the fresh air brings vigor, and the great spaces have a splendor of their own.
- Bertrand Russell, What I Believe

2. splendor

noun. ['ˈsplɛndɝ'] a quality that outshines the usual.

Synonyms

  • brilliancy
  • splendour
  • brightness
  • lustre

Antonyms

  • stupidity
  • littleness
  • smallness
  • disapproval

Etymology

  • splendur (Anglo-Norman)
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