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Definition of "grandeur" []

  • The quality or condition of being grand; magnificence: "The world is charged with the grandeur of God” ( Gerard Manley Hopkins). (noun)
  • Nobility or greatness of character. (noun)
  • Personal greatness, esp when based on dignity, character, or accomplishments (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • Magnificence; splendour (noun)
  • Pretentious or bombastic behaviour (noun)

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Use "grandeur" in a sentence
  • ""We are going to take it back to what we call the grandeur of the old Scott.""
  • "What the wine lacked in grandeur was more than made up for in the label's hand drawn charm."
  • "The only hint of grandeur comes from the seal just below the two microphones, the crest of the President of the United States."