Majestic is a pretty tough word, but we're here to help you better understand it...with EXAMPLES!
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Below you will find the definition of majestic, followed by 40 sample sentences (from real sources), gradually increasing in length.
(adjective) - majestic in manner or bearing; superior to mundane matters
EXAMPLES - Majestic in a Sentence
- "majestic" eagles are before he picks one off for dinner. (source)
- Ann Weintraub listing, are also "majestic" and sometimes come in doubles. (source)
- It's got an aura about it is that is really kind of majestic and spiritual. (source)
- Nobody expects to travel to a sandy beach or majestic mountain getaway for free. (source)
- When I look upon Michael Kenna's 'Power Station' series, words like "majestic," "epic" and (source)
- He bowed with a kind of majestic humility, which shewed me how the compliment had pleased him. (source)
- "There's something about waking up, putting up the blinds and seeing the majestic views," she said. (source)
- Radebe said the new building had to mirror South Africa's new democracy, and it was going to be "majestic". (source)
- Whilst the door was thus momentarily opened and shut, the voice of the old lady was heard saying, in majestic wrath: (source)
- Even at my old age I have to say the only word that comes to mind to describe Air Force One flying out is "majestic". (source)
- It's a bit over the top, with some "majestic" music that tries to make us believe that this is a world-changing bike ... (source)
- In a summary tendered to the court, the church, widely used by its local community, was described as majestic and ornate. (source)
- The entire restaurant's majestic positioning is reinforced more than 300 glass globes that gently float across the ceiling. (source)
- "Making as much noise as possible, and advancing with what you might call a majestic tread, I strode to the stern of that brig. (source)
- Yes! move on in majestic state to thy Illinois tomb, amidst the bowing ranks of a weeping nation, thou illustrious martyr for us all! (source)
- Every time I hear or read about QE, my association is with the Queen Elizabeth oceanliner, which plowed the Atlantic in majestic splendor. (source)
- Many have heard the sounds of waterfalls, and know that from them issues a kind of majestic music, which, to be appreciated, must be heard. (source)
- The creature was sailing through the distant ether in majestic style, moving its wings so little that they seemed an emblem of powerful repose. (source)
- I was not trying to hold her back; she had a kind of majestic preoccupation in her going, so that I would not have dared to detain her if I could. (source)
- American Idol will glide over the performers with "majestic" wonder, here the camera swoops down like a dive bomber, mimicking the energy of the music. (source)
- They are extremely beautiful - Allan used the word "majestic" - and to think that this just happens, that no one sets about creating it, is quite amazing. (source)
- Ominous, reassuring, triumphant, tender, it swells across the world and across the ages in majestic diapason, and is suddenly hushed for the humble solo of a robin. (source)
- He noted that some of Pawtucket's most "majestic" buildings were constructed with New Deal funding during an even more difficult economic time, the Great Depression. (source)
- Her beauty may, nevertheless, be described as majestic, and she conveys the idea of being a woman possessed of considerable strength of mind, as well as much diplomacy. (source)
- Barcelona paper La Vanguardia praised Iniesta for his "majestic" performance and expressed the hope that the little Barca playmaker "has finally recovered from his muscle problems." (source)
- It was all well and good for reporters to poke fun at Lucas van Praag, the firm's notoriously haughty, British spokesman, famous for what the New York Observer termed "majestic Victorian taunts." (source)
- Though suspected of being universal, since she manifested no deliberate likes or dislikes, approving all things with a kind of majestic and indifferent omnipotence, they remained quiescent and undeclared. (source)
- In return for a discounted holiday, you'll use your eyes to share the experience with your companions, whether it's Turkey's Turquoise Coast, the golden beaches of California or Florence's majestic Campanile. (source)
- It's true that Raymond does once allow the word "majestic" to creep into the book, as a description of the Oregon coastline north of Florence, but that may be because the narrator of the story is an elementary school teacher. (source)
- JOHN KING, CNN SR WHITE HOUSE CORRESPONDENT: President Bush called attending the pope's funeral one of the highlights of his presidency, labeling the ceremony "majestic" and a reaffirmation of his faith in, quote, "a living God." (source)
- I was surprised that Buenos Aires was so majestic from the second or third story up wards and so dilapidated at street level, as if the splendor of the past had remained suspended in the heights and refused to descend or disappear. (source)
- The mix becomes more toxic as agricultural wastewater, saline water from the Sea of Galilee (where there is now a ban on fishing) and fish farm effluent makes its way to the river, once majestic with currents and rapids -- and now pitiful. (source)
- One blogger called majestic at Disinformation says "It may be the most stunning and creative attack ad yet for a 2008 presidential candidate -- one experts say could represent a watershed moment in 21st century media and political advertising." (source)
- The Communist opposition leader, Gennady Zyuganov, particularly praised the "majestic" melody -- an enthusiasm shared by none other than Joseph Stalin, who in 1943 picked it to replace the revolutionary hymn "Internationale" as the Soviet anthem. (source)
- Canadian Silver Bug said ... majestic is slow to lower prices on the way down but rarely let the premium go over 1.75, today for example the price is 13.64 US and 15 at majestic which I think is quite fair, the 1 oz premium is 3 at scotia and up to 5 for maples. (source)
- He lacked the literary stature of Charles Dickens or Frances Trollope, whose caustic American "itineraries" skewered Yankee customs, or his cousin Chateaubriand, whose reveries for the majestic American landscape largely invented the Romantic tradition in France. (source)
- Something similar happened on the festival's main stage, where an array of talent -- the Indigo Girls, Sara Bareilles, Cat Power, Court Yard Hounds and the tour's headliner and figurehead, McLachlan -- sang songs that hid their ponderous energy beneath majestic, melodic surfaces. (source)
- The sneering 'Like a Rolling Stone', far from the "majestic" thing of modern rock mythology, turns into a nightmare, Dylan drowning in the complexity of his idiom: that barrage of words, those huge uncoiling stanzas, the thunderous noise that forces him to discard melodic pitching for a street-hawker yell. (source)
- I know this affectation of style is accounted very grand, looks modish, and has a kind of majestic greatness in it; but the best merchants in the world are come off from it, and now choose to write plain and intelligibly: much less should country tradesmen, citizens, and shopkeepers, whose business is plainness and mere trade, make use of it. (source)
- The poem swung in majestic rhythm to the cool tumult of interstellar conflict, to the onset of starry hosts, to the impact of cold suns and the flaming up of nebular in the darkened void; and through it all, unceasing and faint, like a silver shuttle, ran the frail, piping voice of man, a querulous chirp amid the screaming of planets and the crash of systems. (source)
The average Flesch reading-ease score of the 40 example sentences provided below is 50.0, which suggests that "majestic" is a fairly difficult word that is likely understood by a majority of individuals with an undergraduate degree, and may be found in ocassionaly in news articles or other forms of literature.
We have 31 synonyms for majestic.
august, awesome, ceremonious, cool, courtly, dignified, elevated, exalted, fab, grand, grandiose, imperial, imposing, lofty, magnific, magnificent, marvelous, mind-blowing, monumental, noble, out of this world, pompous, regal, royal, smashing, sovereign, stately, stunning, sublime, sumptuous, superb
We have 4 antonyms for majestic.
humble, low, lowly, shabby
PRONUNCIATION & SYLLABIFICATION
View up to 25 definitions of majestic from 5 different sources, as well as parts of speech.
from The American Heritage© Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- (adjective) Having or showing lofty dignity or nobility; stately. See Synonyms at grand.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- (adjective) Having qualities of splendor or royalty.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- (adjective) Possessing or exhibiting majesty; of august dignity, stateliness, or imposing grandeur; lofty; noble; grand.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- (None) Possessing majesty; having dignity of nature or appearance; of stately character; august.
- (None) Characteristic of or manifesting majesty; lofty; grand; sublime: as, a majestic mien.
- (None) Synonyms Majestic, August, Stately; magnificent, imperial, regal, royal, noble. Stately is generally applied to the merely external, and sometimes to the wholly artificial: as, a stately etiquette. The majestic and august are natnral, majestic applying to the appearance, august to the character, while stately often applies to motion: as, a stately walk. August, as applied to persons, implies respect combined with awe on the part of the beholder: as, George Washington is the most august personage in American history. See grand.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- (adjective) majestic in manner or bearing; superior to mundane matters
- (adjective) having or displaying great dignity or nobility
- (adjective) belonging to or befitting a supreme ruler