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English adjective: stately

1. stately impressive in appearance


SamplesA baronial mansion.
An imposing residence.
A noble tree.
Severe-looking policemen sat astride noble horses.
Stately columns.


Synonymsbaronial, imposing, noble


Similarimpressive


Antonymsunimpressive

2. stately of size and dignity suggestive of a statue


Synonymsstatuesque


Similartall


Antonymsshort, little

3. stately refined or imposing in manner or appearance; befitting a royal court


SamplesA courtly gentleman.


Synonymscourtly, formal


Similardignified


Antonymsundignified









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