HyperDic: beautiful

English > 2 senses of the word beautiful:
ADJECTIVEallbeautifuldelighting the senses or exciting intellectual or emotional admiration
allbeautiful(of weather) highly enjoyable
beautiful > pronunciation
Soundsbyuw'tahfahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > beautiful: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningdelighting the senses or exciting intellectual or emotional admiration.
Examples
  • "a beautiful child"
  • "beautiful country"
  • "a beautiful painting"
  • "a beautiful theory"
  • "a beautiful party"
Attribute ofbeautyThe qualities that give pleasure to the senses
Narrowerbeauteous(poetic) beautiful, especially to the sight
bonny, bonnie, comely, fair, sightlyVery pleasing to the eye / eye
dishy(informal British) sexually attractive
exquisiteOf extreme / extreme beauty
fine-looking, good-looking, better-looking, handsome, well-favored, well-favouredpleasing in appearance especially by reason of conformity to ideals of form and proportion
glorious, resplendent, splendid, splendiferousHaving great beauty and splendor
gorgeousdazzlingly beautiful
lovelyappealing to the emotions as well as the eye / eye
picturesqueSuggesting or suitable for a picture / picture
prettypleasing by delicacy or grace
pretty-prettyostentatiously or inappropriately pretty
pulchritudinousUsed of persons only
ravishingstunningly beautiful
scenicUsed of locations
stunningstrikingly beautiful or attractive
See alsoattractivepleasing to the eye / eye or mind especially through beauty or charm
gracefulCharacterized by beauty of movement, style, form, or execution
pleasingGiving pleasure and satisfaction
Oppositeuglydispleasing to the senses
Spanishbello, bonita, bonito, cautivador, encantador, guapo, hermosa, hermoso, lindo, precioso
Catalanbell, bonic, bonica, encantador, encisador, formós, preciós
Adverbsbeautifullyin a beautiful manner
English > beautiful: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaning(of weather) highly enjoyable.
Example"what a beautiful day"
Broaderpleasantaffording pleasure
Spanishbella, hermoso, maravilloso, precioso
Catalanbella, bonic

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