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English noun: grandness

1. grandness (state) a prominent status


SamplesA person of importance.


Synonymsimportance


Broader (hypernym)standing


Narrower (hyponym)accent, emphasis, primacy

2. grandness (attribute) unusual largeness in size or extent or number


Synonymsenormousness, greatness, immenseness, immensity, sizeableness, vastness, wideness


Broader (hypernym)bigness, largeness


Narrower (hyponym)enormity

3. grandness (attribute) the quality of being magnificent or splendid or grand


SamplesFor magnificence and personal service there is the Queen's hotel.
His `Hamlet' lacks the brilliance that one expects.
It is the university that gives the scene its stately splendor.
An imaginative mix of old-fashioned grandeur and colorful art.
Advertisers capitalize on the grandness and elegance it brings to their products.


Synonymsbrilliance, grandeur, magnificence, splendor, splendour


Broader (hypernym)elegance


Narrower (hyponym)eclat

4. grandness (attribute) splendid or imposing in size or appearance


SamplesThe grandness of the architecture.
Impressed by the richness of the flora.


Synonymsimpressiveness, magnificence, richness


Broader (hypernym)excellence


Narrower (hyponym)expansiveness, expansivity, loftiness, majesty, stateliness









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