Definition of grandness noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈɡrændnəs//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡrændnəs//
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  1. 1the fact of being impressive and large or important the grandness of the surroundings
  2. 2the fact of needing a lot of effort, money or time to succeed while intended to achieve impressive results You have to admire the grandness and scale of her ambition.
  3. 3the quality in people of behaving in a proud way because they are rich or from a high social class He was often accused of grandness.