English noun: grandeur
|1.||grandeur (attribute) the quality of being magnificent or splendid or grand|
|Samples||For 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.
|Synonyms||brilliance, grandness, magnificence, splendor, splendour|
|2.||grandeur (attribute) the quality of elevation of mind and exaltation of character or ideals or conduct|
|Synonyms||magnanimousness, nobility, nobleness|
|Broader (hypernym)||honorableness, honourableness|
|Narrower (hyponym)||high-mindedness, idealism, noble-mindedness, sublimity|