- personal greatness, esp when based on dignity, character, or accomplishments
- magnificence; splendour
- pretentious or bombastic behaviour
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Translations for 'grandeur'
- British English: grandeur If something such as a building or a piece of scenery has grandeur, it is impressive because of its size, its beauty, or its power. NOUN...the grandeur and natural beauty of the country.
- Brazilian Portuguese: grandeza
- Chinese: 宏伟壮观宏伟偉壮壯观觀
- European Spanish: grandiosidad
- French: splendeur
- German: Erhabenheit
- Italian: grandiosità
- Japanese: 雄大さ
- Korean: 장대함
- Portuguese: grandeza
- Spanish: grandiosidad
Example Sentences Including 'grandeur'
A townsman might shiver deep into his raincoat, but Arnold saw only grandeur and the power of the air and the earth.
A Trout in the Milk
But she met my father and he took her to Tregarland's, to grandeur such as she had never known before.
We'll Meet Again
For some reason Martin Luther King Day has also lost its grandeur here in Toronto.
Toronto Sun (2003)
He is the man who pushed further out the definition of folie de grandeur than it has ever hitherto.
It is along its coastline, however, that Dubai has given a free rein to its ambitions for grandeur.
The Mercury, Sunday Tasmanian (2004)
There is no sense of location or hierarchy or grandeur (or its flipside, terror).
This absence of colour gave the mansion itself an austere, somewhat utilitarian aspect for all its grandeur.
In Remembrance of Rose
With its stone facade and the generous use of Indian motifs and styles, Rashtrapati Bhavan combines both grandeur and syncretism.
India Today (2002)
Yet it possessed grandeur ; he was unprepared for its impact.
Somewhere East of Life
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