Majestic vs Kingly - What's the difference?

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Majestic is a related term of kingly.

As adjectives the difference between majestic and kingly

is that majestic is having qualities of splendor or royalty while kingly is majestic and regal.

As an adverb kingly is

in a royal manner.




(en adjective)
  • Having qualities of splendor or royalty.
  • Ye gods, it doth amaze me,
    A man of such a feeble temper should
    So get the start of the majestic world,
    And bear the palm alone.



    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) kyngly, from (etyl) *.


  • Majestic and regal.
  • * Sir Philip Sidney
  • * kingly magnificence
  • * Jonathan Swift
  • a kingly government
  • * Shakespeare
  • the kingly couch
  • * G. Massey
  • The kingliest kings are crowned with thorn.
  • * Cowper
  • Leave kingly' backs to cope with ' kingly cares.
    Derived terms
    * kingliness

    Etymology 2

    From (etyl) kyngly, from (etyl) *.


    (en adverb)
  • In a royal manner.