majesty

See also: Majesty

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EtymologyEdit

Middle English majeste, mageste, from Old French majesté, from Latin māiestās, ultimately derived from Proto-Indo-European *meǵh₂s (great). See mega-.

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /ˈmædʒ.əs.ti/
  • (UK, dated) IPA(key): /ˈmædʒ.ɪs.tɪ/
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NounEdit

majesty (countable and uncountable, plural majesties)

  1. The quality of being impressive and great.
    the majesty of the Great Pyramids

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