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Noun: grandeur  gran-ju(r) or 'gran,dyûr
  1. The quality of being magnificent, splendid or grand
    "an imaginative mix of old-fashioned grandeur and colourful art";
    - magnificence, brilliance, splendor [US], splendour [Brit, Cdn], grandness
  2. The quality of elevation of mind and exaltation of character, ideals or conduct
    - nobility, nobleness, magnanimousness

Derived forms: grandeurs

See also: ignoble, noble

Type of: elegance, elegancy [archaic], honorableness [US], honorificabilitudinitatibus, honourableness [Brit, Cdn]

Encyclopedia: Grandeur