Grandness Grand"ness, n. Grandeur. --Wollaston. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • grandness — 1722, from GRAND (Cf. grand) (adj.) + NESS (Cf. ness) …   Etymology dictionary

  • grandness — noun 1. a prominent status a person of importance • Syn: ↑importance • Derivationally related forms: ↑important, ↑important (for: ↑importance) …   Useful english dictionary

  • grandness — grand ► ADJECTIVE 1) magnificent and imposing. 2) large, ambitious, or impressive in scope or scale. 3) of the highest importance or rank. 4) dignified, noble, or proud. 5) informal excellent. 6) Law (of a crime) serious. Compare with PETTY(Cf. ↑ …   English terms dictionary

  • grandness — noun see grand I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • grandness — See grandly. * * * …   Universalium

  • grandness — noun The state of being grand …   Wiktionary

  • grandness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Something meriting the highest praise or regard: glory, grandeur, grandiosity, greatness, majesty, splendor. See PRAISE …   English dictionary for students

  • grandness — grand·ness || grændnɪs n. largeness; importance; greatness, augustness; splendor, majesty, impressiveness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • grandness — grand·ness …   English syllables

  • magnificence — noun 1. splendid or imposing in size or appearance (Freq. 1) the grandness of the architecture impressed by the richness of the flora • Syn: ↑impressiveness, ↑grandness, ↑richness • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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