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Definition of Splendid

Splendid

  1. Possessing or displaying splendor; shining; very bright; as, a splendid sun.
  2. Showy; magnificent; sumptuous; pompous; as, a splendid palace; a splendid procession or pageant.
  3. Illustrious; heroic; brilliant; celebrated; famous; as, a splendid victory or reputation.

Splendid Quotations

The love of one's country is a splendid thing. But why should love stop at the border?
Pablo Casals

It's rather splendid to think of all those great men and women who appear to have presented symptoms that allow us to describe them as bipolar. Whether it's Hemingway, Van Gogh... Robert Schumann has been mentioned... Virginia Woolf, Sylvia Plath... some of them with rather grim ends.
Stephen Fry

It was a splendid summer morning and it seemed as if nothing could go wrong. - John Cheever
It was a splendid summer morning and it seemed as if nothing could go wrong.
John Cheever

The most splendid achievement of all is the constant striving to surpass yourself and to be worthy of your own approval.
Denis Waitley

Love is that splendid triggering of human vitality the supreme activity which nature affords anyone for going out of himself toward someone else.
Jose Ortega y Gasset
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Splendid Translations

splendid in Latin is palmarium
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