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Definition of Kingliest

Kingliest
Kingly King"ly, a. [Compar. Kinglier; superl. Kingliest.] Belonging to, suitable to, or becoming, a king; characteristic of, resembling, a king; directed or administered by a king; monarchical; royal; sovereign; regal; august; noble; grand. ``Kingly magnificence.' --Sir P. Sidney. ``A kingly government.' --Swift. ``The kingly couch.' --Shak. The kingliest kings are crowned with thorn. --G. Massey. Leave kingly backs to cope with kingly cares. --Cowper. Syn: Regal; royal; monarchical; imperial; august; sovereign; noble; splendid. Usage: Kingly, Regal. Kingly is Anglo-Saxon, and refers especially to the character of a king; regal is Latin, and now relates more to his office. The former is chiefly used of dispositions, feelings, and purposes which are kinglike; as, kingly sentiments; kingly condescension; `` a kingly heart for enterprises.' --Sir P. Sidney. The latter is oftener applied to external state, pomp, etc.; as, regal state, regal title, etc. This distinction is not observed by our early writers, but is gaining ground.

Meaning of Kingliest from wikipedia

- are derived from Common Brittonic *Rigotamos, meaning "Most Kingly", "Kingliest". Ambrosius Aureli**** (also sometimes referred to as Aurelius Ambrosius)...
- Latinization of the Brythonic personal name *Rigotamos, meaning 'Great King', 'Kingliest'. Alternately, it may come from Brittonic *Riotamos, meaning 'Freest"...
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