majestic

[muh-jes-tik] /məˈdʒɛs tɪk/
adjective
1.
characterized by or possessing majesty; of lofty dignity or imposing aspect; stately; grand:
"the majestic Alps."
Also, majestical.
Origin
1595–1605; majest(y) + -ic
Related forms
majestically, adverb
unmajestic, adjective
unmajestically, adverb
Can be confused
magisterial, magistrate, majestic.
Synonyms
august, splendid, magnificent, regal, royal, kingly, imperial, noble.
Antonyms
base, mean.
Example Sentences for majestically
The organ thunders out and floods through the building majestically.
The sun hits a branch and, majestically, a shawl of butterflies shakes itself out into a thousand flying tigers.
It's not silly as much as it's majestically wrongheaded.
Bald eagles may put in an appearance at any time as they soar majestically overhead.
Indoor dining under majestically arched wooden beams or patio dining on our beautiful waterfall patio.
It glided majestically with scarcely a beat of its strong golden wings.
His design lifted the bridge majestically to a great artery, reaching between two evergreen-clad shores.
Here, a craggy landform rises majestically from a serene body of water.
British Dictionary definitions for majestically
majestic or majestical (məˈdʒɛstɪk)
 
adj
having or displaying majesty or great dignity; grand; lofty
 
majestical or majestical
 
adj
 
ma'jestically or majestical
 
adv

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Word Origin and History for majestically
majestic
c.1600, from majesty. Related: Majestically.
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