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majesty +‎ -ic, 1600s.


  • IPA(key): /məˈd͡ʒɛstɪk/
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  • Rhymes: -ɛstɪk


majestic (comparative more majestic, superlative most majestic)

  1. Having qualities of splendor or royalty.
    Synonym: (poetic) majestical
    The gymnast performed a majestic vault.
    • 1844, Joseph Howse, A Grammar of the Cree Language: with which is Combined an Analysis of the Chippeway Dialect:
      As the Indian languages are numerous, so do they greatly vary in their effect on the ear. We have the rapid Cóotoonay of the Rocky Mountains, and the stately Blackfoot of the plains, the slow embarrassed Flat-head of the mountains, the smooth-toned Pierced-nose, the guttural difficult Sússee and Chépewyán, the sing-song A'ssinneboigne, the deliberate Cree, and the sonorous majestic Chíppeway.

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