Kingly vs Splendid - What's the difference?

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Kingly is a synonym of splendid.


As adjectives the difference between kingly and splendid

is that kingly is majestic and regal while splendid is possessing or displaying splendor; shining; very bright; as, a splendid sun.

As an adverb kingly

is in a royal manner.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

kingly

English

Etymology 1

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

Adjective

(er)
  • 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) *.

    Adverb

    (en adverb)
  • In a royal manner.
  • splendid

    English

    Adjective

    (en-adj)
  • Possessing or displaying splendor; shining; very bright; as, a splendid sun.
  • Showy; magnificent; sumptuous; pompous; as, a splendid palace; a splendid procession or pageant.
  • brilliant, excellent, of a very high standard
  • * November 2 2014 , Daniel Taylor, " Sergio Agüero strike wins derby for Manchester City against 10-man United," guardian.co.uk
  • Hart had to make two splendid saves as Van Persie and Di María took aim and Fellaini should really have done better with a headed chance.

    Synonyms

    * great * magnificent * marvellous

    Derived terms

    * splendidness

    Anagrams

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