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splen·did  (splndd)
1. Brilliant with light or color; radiant: a splendid field of poppies.
2. Imposing by reason of showiness or grandeur; magnificent: splendid costumes.
3. Admired by many; illustrious: splendid achievements.
4. Admirable for boldness or purity; surpassing: splendid character.
5. Very good or satisfying; praiseworthy: a splendid performance in the examinations.

[Latin splendidus, from splendre, to shine.]

splendid·ly adv.
splendid·ness n.

splendid  /splndd/  adj. 1 excellent, wonderful: We had a splendid time on our vacation. 2 grand and formal, (syn.) magnificent: a splendid cathedral splendid

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