Definition of 'splendour'
Video: pronunciation of 'splendour'
Example sentences containing 'splendour'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
But what this show lacks in visual splendour it more than makes up for in intellectual fascination. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The temples will be restored one day to their full splendour. Times, Sunday Times (2006)This is a place to take your foot off the gas and soak up the visual splendour in an unhurried atmosphere. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Villa owners are now getting together to revive their former splendour, realising they have a cultural treasure trove to offer tourists. The Sun (2013)In this social setting, appearances count a great deal, and the film is duly full of visual splendour. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The great success of the first Tutankhamun exhibition resided in the sheer beauty and splendour of its contents, which triumphed over rather lacklustre presentation. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Yet, for all the majestic splendour of the castles and palaces, it is still the empty fields that continue to capture the imagination. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Trends of 'splendour'
In Common Usage. splendour is one of the 10000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
Translations for 'splendour'
British English: splendour NOUN
The splendour of something is its beautiful and impressive appearance.
She gazed down upon the nighttime splendour of the city.
Definition of splendour from the Collins English Dictionary
Collins Dictionaries for Schools
Our new online dictionaries for schools provide a safe and appropriate environment for children. And best of all it's ad free, so sign up now and start using at home or in the classroom.
Unlock language with the Paul Noble method
No books. No rote memorization. No chance of failure. Your chance to have a one-to-one lesson with best-selling language expert Paul Noble, try a FREE audio sample of his brand new Mandarin Chinese course.
13th edition of the Collins Dictionary out now!
Updated with all the very latest new words and senses, this new 13th edition is an unparalleled resource for word lovers, word gamers, and word geeks everywhere. #homeoflivingenglish
We have almost 200 lists of words from topics as varied as types of butterflies, jackets, currencies, vegetables and knots! Amaze your friends with your new-found knowledge!
Rainbow Tree, Asymmetric Wreath, and Period Poverty: November’s Words in the News
Catch up on the latest words in the news this November with Robert Groves.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.