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majestic

[ muh-jes-tik ]
/ məˈdʒɛs tɪk /
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adjective

characterized by or possessing majesty; of lofty dignity or imposing aspect; stately; grand: the majestic Alps.

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maitre d'hotel, maitreya, maize, maj., maj. gen., majestic, majesty, majlis, majocchi's disease, majolica, major
Also ma·jes·ti·cal.

Origin of majestic

First recorded in 1595–1605; majest(y) + -ic
SYNONYMS FOR majestic
Related formsma·jes·ti·cal·ly, adverbun·ma·jes·tic, adjectiveun·ma·jes·ti·cal·ly, adverb
Can be confusedmagisterial magistrate majestic
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British Dictionary definitions for majestic

majestic

less commonly majestical

/ (məˈdʒɛstɪk) /

adjective

having or displaying majesty or great dignity; grand; lofty
Derived Formsmajestically, adverb
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Word Origin and History for majestic

majestic


adj.

c.1600, from majesty + -ic. Related: Majestical (1570s); majestically.

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