- n a prominent status
- n unusual largeness in size or extent or number
- n the quality of being magnificent or splendid or grand
advertisers capitalize on the grandness and elegance it brings to their products
- n splendid or imposing in size or appearance
the grandness of the architecture
- And finally, there was a fundamental mismatch between the grandness of Bush's oratory and his unwillingness to summon the nation to an actual war footing, in which real sacrifice .
- For all the grandness of its design, the library is largely depending on donations, and many of its "treasures" are facsimiles.
- The new generation tends to mimic both his pyrotechnical prose and his thematic grandness.
- Sebastian Bach in Stuff.co.nz
When asked what the new songs sounded like, Bach said "the world's not prepared for what I've heard from this guy". "It's got the grandness and epic-ness of November Rain but with the snarl, the attitude of Appetite (For Destruction."
- Jim Cuddy in CBC.ca
In Vanderhaeghe's defence, "there's a grandness and accomplishment to the writing in Last Crossing that cannot be overlooked," Cuddy said. "The other two novels, in my opinion, pale [in comparison]."