beauty

Ah, beauty. Anything that has it pleases the senses, like a delicious scent, a perfect piece of pie, or a gorgeous person walking by.

A noun describing an incredibly pleasing or harmonious quality or feature, beauty is hard to describe. Sure, super models and classical paintings exhibit beauty. But so do well designed sports cars and perfectly executed soccer goals. Belle found beauty in the Beast, astrologers find beauty in the stars, and arachnologists find beauty in giant hairy spiders. So that's why many people say that "beauty is in the eye of the beholder."

Primary Meanings of beauty

1.
n
the qualities that give pleasure to the senses
2.
n
an outstanding example of its kind
3.
n
a very attractive or seductive looking woman
Full Definitions of beauty
1

n the qualities that give pleasure to the senses

Antonyms:
ugliness
qualities of appearance that do not give pleasure to the senses
Types:
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raw beauty
beauty that is stark and powerfully impressive
glory, resplendence, resplendency
brilliant radiant beauty
exquisiteness
extreme beauty of a delicate sort
picturesqueness
visually vivid and pleasing
pleasingness
an agreeable beauty that gives pleasure or enjoyment
pulchritude
physical beauty (especially of a woman)
glamor, glamour
alluring beauty or charm (often with sex-appeal)
beauteousness, comeliness, fairness, loveliness
the quality of being good looking and attractive
cuteness, prettiness
the quality of being appealing in a delicate or graceful way (of a girl or young woman)
good looks, handsomeness
the quality of having regular well-defined features (especially of a man)
attractiveness
sexual allure
adorability, adorableness
extreme attractiveness
animal magnetism, beguilement, bewitchery
magnetic personal charm
charisma, personal appeal, personal magnetism
a personal attractiveness or interestingness that enables you to influence others
curvaceousness, shapeliness, voluptuousness
the quality of having a well-rounded body
desirability, desirableness, oomph, sex appeal
attractiveness to the opposite sex
appeal, appealingness, charm
attractiveness that interests or pleases or stimulates
spiff
attractiveness in appearance or dress or manner
Type of:
appearance, visual aspect
outward or visible aspect of a person or thing
2

n an outstanding example of its kind

“his roses were beauties
Synonyms:
beaut
Type of:
example, exemplar, good example, model
something to be imitated
3

n a very attractive or seductive looking woman

Synonyms:
dish, knockout, looker, lulu, mantrap, peach, ravisher, smasher, stunner, sweetheart
Type of:
adult female, woman
an adult female person (as opposed to a man)

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