Grandeur - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈɡrændʒər|  American pronunciation of the word grandeur
Brit.  |ˈɡrandjə|  British pronunciation of the word grandeur

noun

- the quality of being magnificent or splendid or grand(syn: brilliance, grandness, magnificence, splendor, splendour)

an imaginative mix of old-fashioned grandeur and colorful art

- the quality of elevation of mind and exaltation of character or ideals or conduct (syn: magnanimousness, nobility, nobleness)

Examples

His paintings capture the beauty and grandeur of the landscape.

They are restoring the hotel to its original grandeur.

an imaginative mix of old-fashioned grandeur and colorful art

...took a helicopter tour to get a better sense of the grandeur of the Grand Canyon...

...the congruous layout of the mansion's formal gardens conveys a sense of both grandeur and intimacy...

...the matchless beauty and grandeur of Yosemite Valley...

...the rectangular pilasters spaced along the building's facade lend an air of classical grandeur...

That's what we tried to portray in the book, this feeling of opulence and grandeur.

We were overpowered with the grandeur of the house.

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