Majesty

Maj"es*ty

(?), n.;
pl. Majesties (#).
[OE. magestee, F. majest, L. majestas, fr. an old compar. of magnus great. See Major, Master.] The dignity and authority of sovereign power; quality or state which inspires awe or reverence; grandeur; exalted dignity, whether proceeding from rank, character, or bearing; imposing loftiness; stateliness; -- usually applied to the rank and dignity of sovereigns.
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The Lord reigneth; he is clothed with majesty.
Ps. xciii. 1.
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No sovereign has ever represented the majesty of a great state with more dignity and grace.
Macaulay.
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2. Hence, used with the possessive pronoun, the title of an emperor, king or queen; -- in this sense taking a plural; as, their majesties attended the concert.
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In all the public writs which he [Emperor Charles V.] now issued as King of Spain, he assumed the title of Majesty, and required it from his subjects as a mark of respect. Before that time all the monarchs of Europe were satisfied with the appellation of Highness or Grace.
Robertson.
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3. Dignity; elevation of manner or style. Dryden.
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