Definition of majestic in English:



  • Having or showing impressive beauty or scale:

    ‘the majestic Canadian Rockies’
    • ‘No other city in the world celebrates death on quite so epic or majestic a scale as Paris.’
    • ‘Laura reached out and stroked the eagle's great majestic wings and the painting slid to the side.’
    • ‘Australians came to share Heysen's vision of the majestic beauty and dignity of gum trees.’
    • ‘What a marvel it is to envision the majestic falcon as it swoops down upon lowly runway birds.’
    • ‘There once were a fleet of majestic routemaster buses that ran along the 73 route.’
    • ‘They said that his crown was slipping, but with four days of majestic golf in upstate New York, he proved to be king of the Hill.’
    • ‘The mix is astonishing, from the kitsch to the majestic, from the grotesque to the sublime.’
    • ‘How majestic will it be to see Lafleur soar down the right wing one more time?’
    • ‘We then went up the calm city streets with a tour guide in order to view all of the old churches and the majestic fortress.’
    • ‘This was one of the only hopes for this once majestic statue to be saved from the elements.’
    • ‘The thin lips of his closed mouth and his stout body give the impression of majestic mercy.’
    • ‘It is a city rather than a town, that lofty, majestic cathedral ensuring its status.’
    • ‘This is not the competition those majestic players won so gloriously in the 50s.’
    • ‘A fluffy cloud above the majestic Royal Yacht Britannia marks it out as a centre piece.’
    • ‘The music he composed for her funeral is of a truly majestic solemnity and profundity.’
    • ‘It's a soft beauty as it casts a soft pink to violet of majestic artwork across the sky.’
    • ‘The majestic and magnificent culture on display in Prague is quite unforgettable.’
    • ‘The majestic beauty of its rugged mountains and the simple way of life are a major drawcard.’
    • ‘This year still have ample reason to believe in that majestic beauty of the beat.’
    • ‘I followed on foot, looking up at the two majestic skyscrapers along the way.’
    exalted, august, great, awesome, elevated, sublime, lofty
    stately, dignified, distinguished, striking, magisterial, solemn, maestoso, magnificent, grand, splendid, resplendent, glorious, sumptuous, impressive, awe-inspiring, monumental, palatial
    statuesque, olympian, imposing, marvellous, sonorous, resounding, heroic, portentous, superb, proud
    regal, royal, kingly, queenly, princely, imperial, noble, lordly, sovereign
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