majestic

[ muh-jes-tik ]
/ məˈdʒɛs tɪk /

adjective

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

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In order, what parts of speech are the words in all capital letters? Alisa was VERY tired, SO she decided to go to bed.
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 majestically

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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