AskDefine | Define grandeur

Dictionary Definition

grandeur

Noun

1 the quality of being magnificent or splendid or grand [syn: magnificence, brilliance, splendor, splendour, grandness]
2 the quality of being exalted in character or ideals or conduct [syn: nobility, magnanimousness]

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English

Etymology

From grandeur < grand < grandis.

Pronunciation

  • /ɡɹɑː.də/

Noun

  1. The state of being grand or splendid; magnificence.
  2. Nobility.

French

Etymology

< grand < grandis.

Pronunciation

  • /ɡʁɑ̃.dœʁ/, /gRA~.d9R/

Noun

fr-noun f

Extensive Definition

Grandeur may refer to:

See also

grandeur in French: Grandeur

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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