Adjective "splendid" definition and examples



Definitions and examples


Magnificent; very impressive.
  1. 'his robes were splendid'
  2. 'She was a beautiful woman, with a splendid body, and face that held more worries then it should.'
  3. 'This is a splendid style, which makes a strong appeal to the spectator.'
  4. 'It is only understandable that she should choose to have such a splendid and impressive nuptial.'
  5. 'Families stroll and couples jog or rollerblade along the shore and enjoy the splendid views back to the city skyline.'
  6. 'Who could wish for a more beautiful and splendid area in which to work?'
  7. 'However, the legacy he has left is impressive and his many splendid works of fiction will endure for a very long time to come.'
  8. 'The weather was fine and I stayed with friends in a splendid apartment in a Georgian terrace near Haymarket.'
  9. 'Built from wood and sago leaves, it is small and very basic but has splendid views over the tops of coconut trees to the lagoon.'
  10. 'It is rich in historical fact and perspective and a splendid addition to the magazine.'
  11. 'The songs are a fine collection of self composed numbers and splendid cover versions.'
  12. as exclamation '‘Is your family well? Splendid!’'
  13. 'I have had the privilege of meeting Brendan, and he is a really nice chap, a splendid fellow.'
  14. 'It's citrus fruit and fresh acidity would pair wonderfully with Asian food but it also makes a splendid aperitif.'
  15. 'She had made many friends and had worked with a splendid committee who gave her wonderful support.'
  16. 'I have come with these splendid fellows whom I met at a Party to which I was invited.'
  17. 'We had a splendid turnout and it was lovely to see so many people taking part in all the activities and enjoying themselves.'


1. gorgeous; magnificent; sumptuous.Synonyms: luxurious, dazzling, imposing.Antonyms: squalid.

2. grand; superb, as beauty.Synonyms: majestic, elegant, first-rate.

3. distinguished or glorious, as a name, reputation, victory, etc.Synonyms: renowned, famed, famous, illustrious, eminent, conspicuous, celebrated, remarkable, brilliant; noble.Antonyms: ordinary, unremarkable, mediocre; ignoble.

4. strikingly admirable or fine: splendid talents.Antonyms: modest, poor.

More examples(as adjective)

"types can be splendid for places."

"people can be splendid on occasions."

"people can be splendid in jackets."

"people can be splendid in environments."

"oils can be splendid for strugglings."

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Early 17th century: from French splendide or Latin splendidus, from splendere ‘shine, be bright’.


splendid isolation