Mag*nif"i*cent (?), a. [See
Magnificence.] 1. Doing grand things;
admirable in action; displaying great power or opulence, especially
in building, way of living, and munificence.
A prince is never so magnificent Massinger.
As when he's sparing to enrich a few
With the injuries of many.
2. Grand in appearance; exhibiting grandeur
or splendor; splendid; pompous.
When Rome's exalted beauties I descry
Magnificent in piles of ruin lie.
Syn. -- Glorious; majestic; sublime. See Grand.