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  • Def: Majestic 1. characterized by or possessing majesty; of lofty dignity or imposing aspect; stately; grand; 2. majestic in manner or bearing; superior to mundane matters; 3. belonging to or befitting a supreme ruler;

  • Origin: c.1300, "greatness, glory," from O.Fr. majeste "grandeur, nobility," from L. majestatem (nom. majestas) "greatness, dignity, honor, excellence," from stem of major (neut. majus), comp. of magnus "great." Earliest Eng. sense is of God, reference to kings and queens (1375) is from Romance languages and descends from the Roman Empire;

  • Synonyms: august, splendid, magnificent, regal, royal, kingly, imperial, noble.
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