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Synonyms for stately
ˈsteɪt listate·ly

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. stately

    Awful should not be used of things which are merely disagreeable or annoying, nor of all that are alarming and terrible, but only of such as bring a solemn awe upon the soul, as in the presence of a superior power; as, the awful hush before the battle. That which is awful arouses an oppressive, that which is august an admiring reverence; we speak of the august presence of a mighty monarch, the awful presence of death. We speak of an exalted station, a grand mountain, an imposing presence, a majestic cathedral, a noble mien, a solemn litany, a stately march, an august assembly, the awful scene of the Judgment Day.

    Synonyms:
    alarming, appalling, august, awful, dire, direful, dread, dreadful, fearful, frightful, grand, horrible, imposing, majestic, noble, portentous, shocking, solemn, terrible, terrific

    Antonyms:
    base, beggarly, commonplace, contemptible, despicable, humble, inferior, lowly, mean, paltry, undignified, vulgar

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. stately

    Synonyms:
    dignified, imposing, lofty, elevated, lordly, proud, majestic, pompous, magnificent, grand

    Antonyms:
    undignified, unimposing, unstately, commonplace, mean

Princeton's WordNet

  1. baronial, imposing, noble, statelyadjective

    impressive in appearance

    "a baronial mansion"; "an imposing residence"; "a noble tree"; "severe-looking policemen sat astride noble horses"; "stately columns"

    Synonyms:
    formal, baronial, magisterial, courtly, imposing, noble, statuesque, grand, distinguished

    Antonyms:
    unimpressive, short, undignified, little

  2. stately, statuesqueadjective

    of size and dignity suggestive of a statue

    Synonyms:
    imposing, courtly, statuesque, baronial, formal, noble

    Antonyms:
    short, little, unimpressive, undignified

  3. courtly, formal, statelyadjective

    refined or imposing in manner or appearance; befitting a royal court

    "a courtly gentleman"

    Synonyms:
    baronial, noble, conventional, schematic, imposing, formal, statuesque, courtly

    Antonyms:
    short, little, unimpressive, undignified

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. statelyadjective

    Synonyms:
    lofty, dignified, majestic, imperial, magnificent, grand, noble, princely, royal, palatial, elevated, august

  2. statelyadjective

    Synonyms:
    pompous, ceremonious, solemn, formal

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. statelyadjective

    Synonyms:
    imposing, dignified, august, pompous, majestic, formal

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "stately":

    majestic

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How to use stately in a sentence?

  1. John Pearson:

    Like the old motto of a famous Sunday paper, 'All human life was there' in the stately circle of the Mountbatten-Windsors, as the family coped in semipublic with those everlasting elements of human interest-sickness, scandal, family tension and divorce.

  2. Benjamin Harrison:

    Have you not learned that not stocks or bonds or stately homes or products of mill or field are our country It is the splendid thought that is in our minds.

  3. Roger Wicker:

    We’re going to go from a nice, stately liberal to someone who’s probably more in the style of Sonia Sotomayor, … I hope it’s at least someone who will at least not misrepresent the facts. I think they will misinterpret the law.

  4. Senator Wicker:

    Some GOP senators're going to go from a nice, stately left wing liberal to someone who's probably more in the style of Sonia Sotomayor, i hope it's not someone like Sonia Sotomayor, who went for a hearing about the virus and start spouting off facts, which just two minutes later fact checkers all over the world were giving Sonia Sotomayor' Four Pinocchios' zone. I hope it's at least someone who will at least not misrepresent the facts. I think they will misinterpret the law.


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