majesty

[m_ˈa_dʒ_ə_s_t_ɪ], [mˈad͡ʒəstɪ], [mˈad‍ʒəstɪ]

Antonyms for majesty:

flamboyance, glitz, grotesqueness, tawdriness, grotesquerie, gaudiness, crudeness, coarseness, gracelessness, kitsch, vulgarity, garishness, inelegance, flashiness, tastelessness.


Definitions of majesty:

  1.   Greatness of appearance; dignity; grandeur; elevation of manner or style; sovereignty; title or address of kings or emperors. – Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  2.   The dignity and authority of sovereign power; quality or state which inspires awe or reverence; grandeur; exalted dignity, whether proceeding from rank, character, or bearing; imposing loftiness; stateliness; -- usually applied to the rank and dignity of sovereigns. – Newage Dictionary DB
  3.   Greatness: grand- eur: dignity: elevation of manner or style: a title of kings and other sovereigns. – The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  4.   Sovereignty; grandeur; nobility; sublimity; Majesty, a title given to a sovereign ruler; as, Your Majesty. – The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5.   Impressive grandeur; greatness; dignity; elevation of manner; a title of emperors, kings, and queens. – Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  6.   impressiveness in scale or proportion – Wordnet Dictionary DB
  7.   A title given to reigning monarchs. – The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  8.   Exalted dignity; stateliness; grandeur. – The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  9.   Hence, used with the possessive pronoun, the title of an emperor, king or queen; - in this sense taking a plural; as, their majesties attended the concert. – Newage Dictionary DB
  10.   Grandeur; dignity; title of sovereigns. – The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  11.   Dignity; elevation of manner or style. – Newage Dictionary DB

Quotes for majesty:

  1. While I have never been a regular churchgoer, I'm anything but immune to the power and the majesty of the religious experience. – Joseph Barbera
  2. The object of all the former voyages to the South Seas undertaken by the command of his present majesty has been the advancement of science and the increase of knowledge. – William Bligh
  3. The word majesty was now dropped; but, with the deepest respect and humility, I was addressed as the count. What could I do? I accepted the title, and from that moment I was known as Count Peter. – Adelbert von Chamisso
  4. I have absolutely no difficulty myself with the playing of God Save the Queen in the presence of Her Majesty – John Howard
  5. There is a serene and settled majesty to woodland scenery that enters into the soul and delights and elevates it, and fills it with noble inclinations. – Washington Irving
  6. True, He is infinite Majesty but He is also infinite Goodness and infinite Love. There can be no greater Lord than God; neither can there be a more ardent lover than He. – Alphonsus Liguori
  7. After that his Majesty was beheaded, the Parliament for some years effected nothing either for the publick peace or tranquillity of the nation, or settling religion as they had formerly promised. – William Lilly
  8. Majesty and love do not consort well together, nor do they dwell in the same place. – Ovid
  9. There is a certain majesty in simplicity which is far above all the quaintness of wit. – Alexander Pope
  10. You don't expect to get the letter saying, Her Majesty would like to appoint you Knight Commander of the British Empire! It was just a completely overwhelming and exciting day. – Antony Sher
  11. The amount of time we spend with Jesus- meditating on His Word and His majesty seeking His face- establishes our fruitfulness in the kingdom. – Charles Stanley
  12. On October 18, 1941, I suddenly received a mandate from His Majesty to form a new cabinet. This was completely unexpected, and when I was summoned to the Imperial Palace I thought I would be questioned on the army's point of view. – Hideki Tojo
  13. But I must think that an address to his majesty to remove one of his servants, without so much as alleging any particular crime against him, is one of the greatest encroachments that was ever made upon the prerogatives of the crown. – Robert Walpole
  14. Virtue alone has majesty in death. – Edward Young

Usage examples for majesty:

  1. That is what we have come to explain to your Majesty – The World Peril of 1910 by George Griffith
  2. “ " Your Majesty knows this ring, sent to her at Lochleven," said Cicely, holding it up. ” – Unknown to History A Story of the Captivity of Mary of Scotland by Charlotte M. Yonge
  3. Her Majesty has described the landing. ” – Life of Her Most Gracious Majesty the Queen, (Victoria) Vol II by Sarah Tytler
  4. You deny that you are king- yet I have known majesty easier to approach! ” – The Flute of the Gods by Marah Ellis Ryan
  5. Oh, if your Majesty had only told me! ” – Long Live the King by Guy Boothby
  6. But if your Majesty would find out whether he still lives and loves me I will thank you more than for my life, and I will be content to die. ” – Yellow-Cap and Other Fairy-Stories For Children by Julian Hawthorne
  7. May it please Your Majesty – The-Acts-Of-The-General-Assemblies-of-the-Church-of-Scotland by Church of Scotland. General Assembly
  8. “ " Yes, your majesty it is so," said Hardenberg, composedly. ” – NAPOLEON AND BLUCHER by L. Muhlbach
  9. What did his Majesty do? ” – Semiramis and Other Plays Semiramis, Carlotta And The Poet by Olive Tilford Dargan
  10. “ " Your majesty said Ikkor, " I desire nothing more than to serve thee. ” – Jewish Fairy Tales and Legends by Gertrude Landa
  11. Her Majesty and the children are tired after their long journey. ” – Long Live the King by Guy Boothby
  12. “ " Madame," answered the lady in waiting, " her Majesty does not prefer me to any one here. ” – The Memoirs of Madame de Montespan, Volume VI. Being the Historic Memoirs of the Court of Louis XIV. by Madame La Marquise De Montespan
  13. His Majesty seemed- His Majesty – Romance Island by Zona Gale
  14. “ I drew in the service of a woman, Your Majesty not in the service of a queen. ” – The Outlaw of Torn by Edgar Rice Burroughs
  15. “ Whitelocke replied, that her Majesty should never find other than truth from him. ” – A Journal of the Swedish Embassy in the Years 1653 and 1654, Vol II. by Bulstrode Whitelocke
  16. “ " I do fear it, your majesty – Old Fritz and the New Era by Louise Muhlbach
  17. There is a touch of sorrow, but there is a touch of reassurance also in a day like this, because we know how the men of America have responded to the call of the 10 cause of liberty, and it fills our minds with a perfect assurance that that response will come again in equal measure, with equal majesty and with a result which will hold the attention of all mankind. ” – Story Hour Readings: Seventh Year by E.C. Hartwell
  18. You have seen His Majesty – The Secret of the Night by Gaston Leroux
  19. We are willing that the negro should have every protection which the law can throw around him, but there is a majesty which 'hedges in a king. ” – History of the Thirty-Ninth Congress of the United States by Wiliam H. Barnes
  20. He was seated in his official chamber, surrounded with all the majesty of the law, as suited his elevated position. ” – Caught in a Trap by John C. Hutcheson

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