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stately Explained

stately at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:

['steıtlı]

stately at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

adj
1 done slowly and with a lot of ceremony: --the stately progress of the procession//
2 impressive in style and size: --stately buildings// -- stateliness n [U] //

stately at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

78 Moby Thesaurus words for "stately":
Babylonian, Corinthian, aristocratic, august, awe-inspiring,
awesome, awful, barbaric, ceremonial, ceremonious, conventional,
courtly, decorous, deluxe, dignified, distinguished, elaborate,
elegant, elevated, extravagant, fancy, fine, formal, gallant,
glorious, gracious, grand, grandiose, grave, hieratic, imperial,
imposing, impressive, inspiring, kingly, liturgic, lofty, lordly,
luxurious, magisterial, magnificent, majestic, moving, noble,
palatial, plush, pompous, posh, princely, proud, queenly, regal,
ritual, ritualistic, ritzy, royal, sacerdotal, sedate, serious,
sober, solemn, splendacious, splendid, splendiferous, statuesque,
striking, sublime, sumptuous, superb, superfancy, superfine, swank,
swanky, swell, venerable, weighty, well-mannered, worthy

stately at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[ADJ] (Pride): dignified, stately, proud, lordly, haughty, arrogant, puffed up, supercilious, disdainful, insolent.

stately at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

adjective
1 impressive in size, appearance or manner:
an avenue of stately chestnut trees * a tall, stately woman
2 slow, formal and graceful:
a stately dance * The procession made its stately progress through the streets of the city.
stateliness noun [U]

Stately at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Stately \State"ly\, a. [Compar. {Statelier}; superl.
{Stateliest}.]
Evincing state or dignity; lofty; majestic; grand; as,
statelymanners; a stately gait. ``The stately homes of
England!'' --Mrs. Hemans. ``Filled with stately temples.''
--Prescott.

Here is a stately style indeed! --Shak.

Syn: Lofty; dignified; majestic; grand; august; magnificent.

Stately \State"ly\, adv.
Majestically; loftily. --Milton.

stately at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

stately
adj 1: impressive in appearance; "a baronial mansion"; "an imposing
residence"; "a noble tree"; "severe-looking policemen
sat astride noble horses"; "stately columns" [syn: {baronial},
{imposing}, {noble}]
2: of size and dignity suggestive of a statue [syn: {statuesque}]
3: refined or imposing in manner or appearance; befitting a
royal court; "a courtly gentleman" [syn: {courtly}, {elegant},
{formal}]
[also: {stateliest}, {statelier}]

stately at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Etymology

From Inter: suffix » state|ly.

Pronunciation

* Inter: a » UK Inter: IPA » /ˈsteɪtli/

Adjective

Inter: en-adj » statel|ier|iest
  • Of people: regal, dignified; worthy of respect.
    1. 1900, Category: w - :Charles W. Chesnutt|Charles W. Chesnutt, The House Behind the Cedars, Chapter I,
    2. : Warwick's first glance had revealed the fact that the young woman was strikingly handsome, with a stately beauty seldom encountered.
    3. Of movement: dignified; deliberate, unhurried.
    4. 2010, "An own goal on gay rights", The Economist, 14 Oct 2010:
    5. : And much as they welcome his promise to repeal “don’t ask, don’t tell”, they are dismayed by the stately pace and bungled tactics of his attempts to do so.
    6. Imposing; grand, impressive.

      Translations

      Inter: trans-top » regal

  • Danish: Inter: t- » da|anselig, Inter: t- » da|prægtig, Inter: t- » da|statelig
  • German: Inter: t+ » de|stattlich

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|majestuoso|m, Inter: t- » es|majestuosa|f


    Inter: trans-botto » m

    Adverb

    Inter: en-ad » v
  • In a stately manner.

  • Translation: es » stately
    Translation: fr » stately
    Translation: ko » stately
    Translation: io » stately
    Translation: it » stately
    Translation: kn » stately
    Translation: li » stately
    Translation: hu » stately
    Translation: ml » stately
    Translation: my » stately
    Translation: nl » stately
    Translation: ja » stately
    Translation: pl » stately
    Translation: ru » stately
    Translation: ta » stately
    Translation: te » stately
    Translation: tr » stately
    Translation: vi » stately
    Translation: zh » stately