[ muh-jes-tik ]
See synonyms for: majesticmajestically on

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

Origin of majestic

First recorded in 1595–1605; majest(y) + -ic
  • Also ma·jes·ti·cal .

Other words for majestic

Opposites for majestic

Other words from majestic

  • ma·jes·ti·cal·ly, adverb
  • un·ma·jes·tic, adjective
  • un·ma·jes·ti·cal·ly, adverb

Words that may be confused with majestic Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use majestic in a sentence

  • Scarce Swallow-tails and Ordinary Swallow-tails haunted the cliffs majestically.

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  • "I wonder how a fat baby will taste," remarked the Tiger, as they stalked majestically along, side by side.

British Dictionary definitions for majestic


less commonly majestical

/ (məˈdʒɛstɪk) /

  1. having or displaying majesty or great dignity; grand; lofty

Derived forms of majestic

  • majestically, adverb

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