Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Greatness; magnificence; grandeur.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun obsolete Grandness.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun obsolete grandness

Etymologies

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Latin granditas: compare Old French granité. See grand.

Examples

  • "And in a prince it is decent to go slowly and to march with leisure, and with a certain grandity rather than gravity; as our sovereign lady and mistress, the very image of majesty and magnificence, is accustomed to do generally, unless it be when she walketh apace for her pleasure, or to catch her a heat in the cold mornings.

    Memoirs of the Court of Queen Elizabeth

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