Examples from the Web for grandeur
There is a sense of grandeur in the idea that paying heavily is a means of advancing knowledge.
The dresses—their classiness and grandeur--spoke for themselves.Fashion Designer Oscar de la Renta, American Great, Dead at 82|Tim Teeman|October 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It also protects the individual against egotism and delusions of grandeur.New Year’s Reading List: Books to Transform Your Sad Life|David Masciotra|January 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And he just kept doing it with a persistence that is a grandeur.Lou Reed Lives! Why the Man With the Rock ‘n’ Roll Heart Isn’t Dead|Elizabeth Wurtzel|October 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Russian worldview is almost entirely based on myths and combines delusions of grandeur with paranoia.
His cities surpass in magnificence and grandeur those of Europe.Told by the Death's Head|Mr Jkai
They lived beyond the years of women,—but their lives were spent in acts of holiness, apart from grandeur's train.The Three Perils of Man, Vol. 3 (of 3)|James Hogg
The happenings at the birth of the world's great ones have little to do with the grandeur of their lives.A Layman's Life of Jesus|Samuel H. M. Byers
To the Iliad, subsequent ages have turned with one accord for images of heroism, traits of nature, grandeur of character.
Universal execration derives a grandeur even from its vastness.Toilers of the Sea|Victor Hugo
British Dictionary definitions for grandeur
Word Origin and History for grandeur
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.