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Definitions of stately

  1. Stateliest. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  2. Stateliness. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  3. Statelier. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  4. Imposingly; majestically. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5. impressive in appearance; "a baronial mansion"; "an imposing residence"; "a noble tree"; "severe-looking policemen sat astride noble horses"; "stately columns" Webster Dictionary DB
  6. Evincing state or dignity; lofty; majestic; grand; as, statelymanners; a stately gait. Newage Dictionary DB
  7. Majestically; loftily. Newage Dictionary DB
  8. Having a grand or imposing appearance or manner; noble; majestic; dignified. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  9. Showing state or dignity: majestic: grand. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  10. Characterized by dignity and loftiness; magnificent; elevated in sentiment. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  11. Lofty; dignified; grand; elevated in sentiment. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for stately

  1. The house was dignified mansion, full of stately old furniture, and if it had not been for its owner's cheery hospitality it would have been rather awe- inspiring to a little girl like Polly. – Polly of the Hospital Staff by Emma C. Dowd
  2. " These gentlemen," said Michael, with a stately courtesy which, to do him justice, he could assume with perfect grace and ease, " are the loyalest and most devoted of your Majesty's servants, and are my very faithful and attached friends." – The Prisoner of Zenda by Anthony Hope
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