Meaning of grandeur

gran•deur

Pronunciation: (gran'jur, -joor), [key]
— n.
  1. the quality or state of being impressive or awesome: the grandeur of the Rocky Mountains.
  2. the quality or state of being lofty or elevated in conception or treatment: the grandeur of a prose style.
  3. the quality or state of being exalted in some deliberate way: the grandeur of a royal court.
  4. an instance of something that is grand: the grandeurs of Rembrandt's paintings.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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