Open Dictionary
mouse here to listen, click to choose/add more
Location: USA
Source: Learn That Word
Profile URL:

Are you a native English speaker? How do you pronounce this word?

Thank you for contributing!
upload mp3 file or record now it's easy, promised!

{%type%} Definitions

WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The quality or state of inspiring awe or admiration; The quality or state of being majestic; The quality or state of being venerable for reasons of age or high rank.

Usage examples (25)
  • Adjective : an august performance of a religious drama. ,an august personage
  • Museums don't want their augustness tainted by a succession of declining swains.
  • "In ten minutes more, without fail, the water will be at right heat for your augustness."
  • "Say, I wan 'go in unto this place to see thad same manager, augustness," continued Jiro. for more
Tutoring comment

Tutoring comment not yet available...

add more
The Open Dictionary of English is a collaborative project, based on Open Source materials, LearnThat resources, and partner APIs.
We give special thanks to our LearnThat volunteers, as well as Princeton University and Wiktionary for their Open Source word data. We're also grateful for the support given by Google,,, and YouTube,,,,, as well as the generous Creative Commons community.