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magnific

[ mag-nif-ik ]
/ mægˈnɪf ɪk /
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adjective Archaic.

magnificent; imposing.
grandiose; pompous.

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Also mag·nif·i·cal [mag-nif-i-kuhl] /mægˈnɪf ɪ kəl/ .

Origin of magnific

1480–90; <Latin magnificus grand (see magni-, -fic); replacing earlier magnyfyque<Middle French <Latin as above

OTHER WORDS FROM magnific

mag·nif·i·cal·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for magnific

magnific

magnifical

/ (mæɡˈnɪfɪk) /

adjective

archaic magnificent, grandiose, or pompous

Derived forms of magnific

magnifically, adverb

Word Origin for magnific

C15: via Old French from Latin magnificus great in deeds, from magnus great + facere to do
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