The intricate beading in graphic harlequin patterns gave the garments a sense of grandeur and importance.
There was I.F. Stone who, forced to strike out on his own, proved the grandeur of the first amendment.
So much public sculpture comes off as oversized and overblown – as plop art, with pretensions to grandeur and greatness.
Gingrich may have his delusions of grandeur, but he has been a working politician for a long time.
Russian worldview is almost entirely based on myths and combines delusions of grandeur with paranoia.
In the midst of all this beauty and grandeur, she was the cynosure of eye and heart.
Can you grasp the meaning, the sweep and power and grandeur of such an offer?
The grandeur of this stupendous work is greatly enhanced by the richness and beauty of the adjacent country.
He awakes to a new life of inconceivable vitality and grandeur.
The grandeur of the achievement was quite beyond the ken of the generation that witnessed it.
c.1500, "loftiness, height," from Middle French grandeur "grandness, greatness," Old French grandor (12c.), from grand "great" (see grand (adj.)). Extended sense of "majesty, stateliness" is first recorded 1660s.