[mag-nif-uh-suh nt] /mægˈnɪf ə sənt/
making a splendid appearance or show; of exceptional beauty, size, etc.:
a magnificent cathedral; magnificent scenery.
extraordinarily fine; superb:
a magnificent opportunity; magnificent weather.
a magnificent poem.
(usually initial capital letter) (formerly used as a title of some rulers) great; grand:
Lorenzo the Magnificent.
lavishly munificent; extravagant:
a magnificent inheritance.
splendid or impressive in appearance
superb or very fine
(esp of ideas) noble or elevated
(archaic) great or exalted in rank or action
“in a splendid manner,” early 15c.; see magnificent + -ly (2).
mid-15c., from Old French magnificent, a back-formation from Latin magnificentior, comparative of magnificus “great, elevated, noble, distinguished,” literally “doing great deeds” (see magnificence).
[mag-nif-i-koh] /mægˈnɪf ɪˌkoʊ/ noun, plural magnificoes. 1. a Venetian nobleman. 2. any person of high rank, major importance, etc. /mæɡˈnɪfɪˌkəʊ/ noun (pl) -coes 1. a magnate; grandee
[mag-nuh-fahy-er] /ˈmæg nəˌfaɪ ər/ noun 1. a person or thing that . 2. a lens or combination of lenses that an object; . n. 1540s, agent noun from magnify.
adjective wonderful, splendid, glorious, excellent Word Origin French
[mag-nuh-fahy] /ˈmæg nəˌfaɪ/ verb (used with object), magnified, magnifying. 1. to increase the apparent size of, as a lens does. 2. to make greater in actual size; enlarge: to magnify a drawing in preparing for a fresco. 3. to cause to seem greater or more important; attribute too much importance to; exaggerate: to magnify one’s […]