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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Impressive or beautiful in a dignified or inspiring way. synonym: grand.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Possessing majesty; having dignity of nature or appearance; of stately character; august.
  • Characteristic of or manifesting majesty; lofty; grand; sublime: as, a majestic mien.
  • Synonyms Majestic, August, Stately; magnificent, imperial, regal, royal, noble. Stately is generally applied to the merely external, and sometimes to the wholly artificial: as, a stately etiquette. The majestic and august are natnral, majestic applying to the appearance, august to the character, while stately often applies to motion: as, a stately walk. August, as applied to persons, implies respect combined with awe on the part of the beholder: as, George Washington is the most august personage in American history. See grand.

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

  • adjective Possessing or exhibiting majesty; of august dignity, stateliness, or imposing grandeur; lofty; noble; grand.

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  • adjective Having qualities of splendor or royalty.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective majestic in manner or bearing; superior to mundane matters
  • adjective having or displaying great dignity or nobility
  • adjective belonging to or befitting a supreme ruler

Etymologies

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See majesty

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