from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The character of being splendid; splendor; magnificence.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The quality of being splendid.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun the state or the quality of being splendid.
  • noun something that is splendid.


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splendid +‎ -ness


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  • For sheer splendidness and cruising bliss, I'll take a Range Rover Autobiography edition over a Bentley any day.

    Evoque: A Range Rover for a Smaller Era Dan Neil 2011

  • Any Keene splendidness in any format fills me with much joy!

    New Leisure Schedule – Brian Keene 2009

  • My cats are cute and he should be cooing and awwing over their splendidness.

    Ann Aguirre » Blog Archive » The nominees are… 2007

  • But for Queen Esther Marrow, Bob Dylan, the pet sitter, and little Courtney, it would probably not be such a day of splendidness.

    "Local singer loses dog while in Germany." Ann Althouse 2006

  • Hadn't George, after all, spoiled his own splendidness?

    The Trumpeter Swan Temple Bailey

  • It showed, she felt, his splendidness, his kindly indifference to -- poverty.

    The Trumpeter Swan Temple Bailey

  • Rachael had once seen in this quality a certain godlike supremacy, a bigness, and splendidness of vision that rose above the ordinary standards of ordinary men; now it filled her with uneasiness.

    The Heart of Rachael Kathleen Thompson Norris 1923

  • We looked on the rest of the people with pity, because it was seeming to us that we was the only two persons awake, and all the rest was hurrying and pushing and slaving and crowding one on the other without the splendidness of feeling for what it was all for, like we was feeling it.

    Hungry Hearts 1920

  • For him Urquhart embodied the brilliance of life, its splendidness and beauty and joy.

    The Lee Shore Rose Macaulay 1919

  • In saying this, I am not forgetting the splendidness of their work; what I complain of is that their womanly vision has failed.

    Women's Wild Oats Essays on the Re-fixing of Moral Standards 1897


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