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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)
  • MS Grandeur of the Seas: MS Grandeur of the Seas is a Vision-class cruise ship owned and operated by Royal Caribbean International. Features include a full-service spa, six whirlpools
  • 70 mm Grandeur film: 70 mm Grandeur film, also called Fox Grandeur or Grandeur 70, is a 70mm widescreen film format developed by the Fox Film Corporation and used commercially
  • 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
  • Hyundai Grandeur: Hyundai Grandeur (Korean: 현대 그랜저) is a mid-size car (initially full-size car) produced by the South Korean manufacturer Hyundai since 1986. The Grandeur has
  • 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
  • Illusions of Grandeur: Illusions of Grandeur is the fourth studio album by Swedish death metal band Evocation. It was released on 24 September 2012 through Century Media Records
  • 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
  • Palm Grandeur: Palm Grandeur is a 5-star Resort, Spa and The Grandeur Residences, is a AED 1.2 billion (USD$ 327 million) development project being built on the crescent

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* 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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