Definitions: (1) impressive to the mind or spirit; exalted; noble; sublime; (2) imposingly beautiful; splendidly sumptuous

Synonyms: glorious, gorgeous, stately

People Who Exemplify This Quality: Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni (1475-1564) Italian sculptor, painter, & architect
     Note: I have to assume he was magnificent because his sculptures of David and the Pietà, his painting of the Sistine chapel, and his architecture of St. Peter’s Basilica are such fine examples of magnificence. He certainly had a magnificent talent.

Quote: We must maintain pride in the knowledge that the actions we take, based on our own decisions and choices as individuals, link directly to the magnificent challenge of transforming human history. — Daisaku Ikeda (1928-2023) Japanese Buddhist philosopher & educator