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Definition of Grandeur

Grandeur

  1. The state or quality of being grand; vastness; greatness; splendor; magnificence; stateliness; sublimity; dignity; elevation of thought or expression; nobility of action.

Grandeur Quotations

Among these temples there is one which far surpasses all the rest, whose grandeur of architectural details no human tongue is able to describe; for within its precincts, surrounded by a lofty wall, there is room enough for a town of five hundred families.
Hernan Cortes

The actual tragedies of life bear no relation to one's preconceived ideas. In the event, one is always bewildered by their simplicity, their grandeur of design, and by that element of the bizarre which seems inherent in them.
Jean Cocteau

Architects of grandeur are often the master builders of disillusionment.
Bryant H. McGill

Not in achievement, but in endurance, of the human soul, does it show its divine grandeur and its alliance with the infinite.
Edwin Hubbel Chapin

There can be a true grandeur in any degree of submissiveness, because it springs from loyalty to the laws and to an oath, and not from baseness of soul.
Simone Weil
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Grandeur Translations

grandeur in German is Herrlichkeit
grandeur in Latin is amplitudo
grandeur in Spanish is grandeza
grandeur in Swedish is storslagenhet, prakt
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