noun, plural maj·es·ties.
- maj. gen.,
- majocchi's disease,
- major agglutinin
Origin of majesty
Examples from the Web for majesty
Three-dimensional shots attempt to capture the majesty of his triumphs from the artistic world to the scientific.Doctor Who: It’s Time For a Black, Asian, or Woman Doctor|Nico Hines|December 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Her Majesty is firmly of the view that this is a matter for the people of Scotland.Queen Tells Scots To 'Think Very Carefully' About Independence Vote|Tom Sykes|September 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It is there that you get the fullest sense of majesty and tragedy of this city transformed.
A glittering spectacle of British pomp and majesty it may be, but the clothes are rather tight, and the room is somewhat airless.
Mark Pritchard, the Conservative MP, told Politicshome: "As ever, Her Majesty was the consummate professional".
One day his majesty met a young rustic on the road not far from Windsor Castle.Agnes Strickland's Queens of England, Vol. III. (of III)|Rosalie Kaufman
Determination and efficiency are not unknown in His Majesty's Navy.The Blocking of Zeebrugge|Alfred F. B. Carpenter
Which of the models would your Majesty like to see destroyed first?The World Peril of 1910|George Griffith
But grander he is as he lies in the majesty of death behind that slab.Valeria|William Henry Withrow
May not I bring Lord Hutchinson with me, please your majesty?
Word Origin for majesty
noun plural -ties
c.1300, "greatness, glory," from Old French majeste "grandeur, nobility" (12c.), from Latin maiestatem (nominative maiestas) "greatness, dignity, elevation, honor, excellence," from stem of maior (neuter maius), comparative of magnus "great" (see magnate). Earliest English us is with reference to God; as a title, in reference to kings and queens (late 14c.), it is from Romance languages and descends from the Roman Empire.