augustly

august

[aw-guhst]
adjective
1.
inspiring reverence or admiration; of supreme dignity or grandeur; majestic: an august performance of a religious drama.
2.
venerable; eminent: an august personage.

Origin:
1655–65; < Latin augustus sacred, grand, akin to augēre to increase. See eke

augustly, adverb
augustness, noun
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august (ɔːˈɡʌst)
 
adj
1.  dignified or imposing: an august presence
2.  of noble birth or high rank: an august lineage
 
[C17: from Latin augustus; related to augēre to increase]
 
au'gustly
 
adv
 
au'gustness
 
n

August (ˈɔːɡəst)
 
n
the eighth month of the year, consisting of 31 days
 
[Old English, from Latin, named after the emperor Augustus]

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august
1660s, from L. augustus "venerable," probably originally "consecrated by the augurs, with favorable auguries" (see augur); or else "that which is increased" (see augment).

August
"eighth month," 1097, from L. Augustus, sixth month of the Roman calendar, named for emperor Augustus Cæsar, lit. "Venerable Cæsar" (see august). Replaced native Weodmonað "weed month."
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