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palatial

[puh-ley-shuh l] /pəˈleɪ ʃəl/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or resembling a palace:
a palatial home.
2.
befitting or suitable for a palace; stately; magnificent:
a palatial tapestry.
Origin
1745-1755
1745-55; < Latin palāti(um) palace + -al1
Related forms
palatially, adverb
palatialness, noun
unpalatial, adjective
Synonyms
1, 2. noble, regal, imposing, grand.
Antonyms
1, 2. humble, simple.
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palatial

/pəˈleɪʃəl/
adjective
1.
of, resembling, or suitable for a palace; sumptuous
Derived Forms
palatially, adverb
palatialness, noun
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Word Origin and History for un palatial

palatial

adj.

1754, from French palatial "magnificent," from Latin palatium (see palace). Related: Palatially.

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