English Thesaurus

Synonyms of 'splendid'

(adjective) 
Definition
very good
The book includes a wealth of splendid photographs.
Synonyms
excellent
We complimented him on doing an excellent job.
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wonderful
I've always thought he was a wonderful actor.
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marvellous
He certainly is a marvellous actor.
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mean (slang)
She plays a mean game of tennis.
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great
It's a great film; you must see it.
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topping (British, old-fashioned)
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fine
This is a fine book.
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cracking (British, informal)
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crucial (old-fashioned)
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fantastic
I have a fantastic social life.
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first-class
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glorious
We opened the window and let in the glorious evening air.
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mega (slang)
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sick (slang)
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sovereign (old-fashioned)
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awesome (slang)
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def (slang)
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brill (informal)
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bodacious (slang, mainly US)
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boffo (slang)
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chillin' (US, slang)
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booshit (Australian, slang)
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exo (Australian, slang)
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sik (Australian, slang)
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rad (informal)
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phat (slang)
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schmick (Australian, informal)
The band launch their schmick new CD next week.
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beaut (informal)
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barrie (Scottish, slang)
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belting (British, slang)
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pearler (Australian, slang)
Opposites
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no great shakes (informal)
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half-pie (New Zealand, informal)
(adjective) 
Definition
beautiful or impressive
a splendid Victorian mansion
Synonyms
magnificent
a magnificent country house in wooded grounds
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grand
a grand building in the centre of town
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imposing
An imposing figure loomed over me.
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impressive
The film's special effects are particularly impressive.
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rich
This is a Baroque church with a rich interior.
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costly
the exceptionally beautiful and costly cloths made in northern Italy
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gorgeous
Some of these Renaissance buildings are absolutely gorgeous.
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dazzling
He gave a dazzling performance.
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lavish
a lavish party to celebrate his fiftieth birthday
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luxurious
a luxurious hotel
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sumptuous
a sumptuous feast
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resplendent
She was resplendent in royal blue velvet.
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splendiferous (facetious)
Opposites
(adjective) 
a splendid career in publishing
Synonyms
glorious
He had a glorious career spanning more than six decades.
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superb
a superb 18-hole golf course
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magnificent
She is magnificent at making you feel able to talk.
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grand
He was having a grand time meeting new people.
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brilliant
a brilliant success
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rare
She has a rare ability to record her observations on paper.
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outstanding
an outstanding tennis player
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remarkable
He was a remarkable man.
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exceptional
His piano playing is exceptional.
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admirable
The film tells its story with admirable economy.
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sublime
the sublime beauty of nature
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illustrious
the most illustrious scientists of the century
Opposites
(adjective) 
Synonyms
radiant
Out on the bay the morning is radiant.
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bright
Newborns hate bright lights and loud noises.
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brilliant
The event was held in brilliant sunshine.
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beaming
A beaming sun rose out of the sea.
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glowing
a happy face, glowing with good health
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glittering
a glittering academic career
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lustrous
a head of thick, lustrous, wavy brown hair
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refulgent (literary)
Opposites
tarnished

Additional synonyms

in the sense of admirable
Definition
deserving or inspiring admiration
The film tells its story with admirable economy.
Synonyms
great (informal),
cracking (British, informal),
first-class,
dope (slang),
top-notch (informal),
brill (informal),
tiptop,
A1 or A-one (informal),
bitchin' (US, slang),
chillin' (US, slang),
booshit (Australian, slang),
exo (Australian, slang),
sik (Australian, slang),
ka pai (New Zealand),
rad (informal),
phat (slang),
schmick (Australian, informal),
beaut (informal),
barrie (Scottish, slang),
belting (British, slang),
pearler (Australian, slang)
in the sense of beaming
A beaming sun rose out of the sea.
Synonyms
radiating,
flashing,
glimmering,
glistening,
burnished,
in the sense of bright
Definition
emitting or reflecting much light
Newborns hate bright lights and loud noises.

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