grandness
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grandness
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (of behavior, gesture)
a. la grandilocuencia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (of lifestyle)
a. la opulencia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
3. (of appearance)
a. la ostentosidad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
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grandness [ˈɡrændnɪs]
noun
1 (impressiveness) [of building, architecture] lo espléndido; grandiosidad (f); [of clothes] suntuosidad (f)
I was rather put off by the grandness of my surroundings
[of occasion, spectacle] solemnidad (f)
nobody could deny the grandness of such an occasion
[of person] distinción (f)
I was rather overawed by the grandness of Sir Harold and Lady Fortescue Smith
2 (pompousness) [of manner, behaviour] pomposidad (f)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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