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  • 1. Of an immaterial thing: imposing, exalted, sublime.
  • 2 : great in deed or exalted in place —used only of former famous rulers <Lorenzo the Magnificent>
  • 3 : marked by stately grandeur and lavishness <a magnificent way of life>
  • 4 : sumptuous in structure and adornment <a magnificent cathedral>; broadly : strikingly beautiful or impressive <a magnificent physique>
  • 5 : impressive to the mind or spirit : sublime <magnificent prose>
  • 6 : exceptionally fine <a magnificent day>
synonyms grand

— mag·nif·i·cent·ly adverb