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Grandeur Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • the quality of being magnificent or splendid or grand
  • the quality of being exalted in character or ideals or conduct

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • the quality of being magnificent or splendid or grand; "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" ,
  • the quality of elevation of mind and exaltation of character or ideals or conduct

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Grandeur'


  • Grandeur: Grandeur may refer to: 70 mm Grandeur film Hyundai Grandeur, a car introduced in 1986 Grandeur of the Seas, a cruise ship placed in service in 1996 Delusions
  • Delusions of grandeur (disambiguation): of grandeur may refer to: Grandiose delusions Delusions of Grandeur (Fleming and John album) Delusions of Grandeur (novel) Delusions of Grandeur (Srl)
  • The Grandeur That Was Rome: The Grandeur That Was Rome is the tenth episode of the third series of the 1960s cult British spy-fi television series The Avengers, starring Patrick Macnee
  • 70 mm Grandeur film: 70 mm Grandeur film, also called Fox Grandeur or Grandeur 70, was a 70mm widescreen film format developed by the Fox Film Corporation and used commercially
  • MS Grandeur of the Seas: MS Grandeur of the Seas is a Vision-class cruise ship operated by Royal Caribbean International. Features include a full-service spa, six whirlpools, an
  • Hyundai Grandeur: The Hyundai Grandeur (Korean: 현대 그랜저) is a mid-size luxury car (initially full-size car) produced by the South Korean manufacturer Hyundai since 1986.
  • Oh! The Grandeur: Oh! The Grandeur is Andrew Bird's second album with the Bowl of Fire. The first track, "Candy Shop", was recorded as a demo track for the then-upcoming
  • Delusions of Grandeur (film): Delusions of Grandeur (French: La folie des grandeurs) is a 1971 French comedy film directed by Gérard Oury. Based on Victor Hugo's play Ruy Blas, a

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'Grandeur' example sentence in quotations


* Wisdom and spirit of the Universe Thou soul is the eternity of thought That giv'st to forms and images a breath And everlasting motion Not in vain By day or star-light thus from by first dawn Of childhood didst thou intertwine for me The passions that build up our human soul, Not with the mean and vulgar works of man, But with high objects, with enduring things, With life and nature, purifying thus The elements of feeling and of thought, And sanctifying, by such discipline Both pain and fear, until we recognize A grandeur in the beatings of the heart. - William Wordsworth

* If there is a sin against life, it consists perhaps not so much in despairing of life as in hoping for another life and in eluding the implacable grandeur of this life. - Albert Camus

* The actual tragedies of life bear no relation to one's preconceived ideas. In the event, one is always bewildered by their simplicity, their grandeur of design, and by that element of the bizzare which seems inherent in them. - Jean Cocteau


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  • Glory, grandeur and ghosts of football past make Bay City Central's Elmer Engel Stadium the grandest of all
    For the Central football community, excellence, pride, history and tradition are what Engel Stadium is all about. Read more on this news related to 'Grandeur'
  • Ferret Fail: Desk jump goes wrong
    One unique house pet had delusions of grandeur, which quite literally came crashing down to earth. Read more on this news related to 'Grandeur'
  • Mega celebrations of Mulayam’s 75th birthday begin in Rampur
    Pomp and grandeur marked the start of the 75th birthday celebrations of Samajwadi Party partriach, Mulayam Singh, on Friday. The celebrations began with Mr. Yadav riding a Victorian age buggy repo... Read more on this news related to 'Grandeur'

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