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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Also ma·jes·ti·cal .

Origin of majestic

First recorded in 1595–1605; majest(y) + -ic

OTHER WORDS FROM majestic

ma·jes·ti·cal·ly, adverbun·ma·jes·tic, adjectiveun·ma·jes·ti·cal·ly, adverb

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH majestic

magisterial, 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 forms of majestic

majestically, adverb
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