Definition of beuty
1. beauty [ n ] the qualities that give pleasure to the sensesUsed in print:
(Musical America, LXXXI:5...)
Compare the vast difference in scope and beauty between his neat and witty little Classical_Symphony and his big , muscular , passionate , and eloquent Fifth_Symphony ; or the Love_for_Three_Oranges ( gay as it is ) with the wonderful , imaginative , colorful , and subtle tenderness of the magnificent ballet , The Stone_Flower .
(Arlin Turner, "William Faulkner, Southern Novelist"...)
Thorpe came to Louisiana from the East as a young man prepared to find in the new country the setting of romantic adventure and idealized beauty .
(Robert E. Lane, The Liberties of Wit: Humanism, Critici...)
If art is to release us from these postulated things [ things we must think symbolically about ] and bring us back to the ineffable beauty and richness of the aesthetic component of reality in its immediacy , it must sever its connection with these common_sense entities '' .
William_Wimsatt and Cleanth_Brooks , it seems to me , have a penetrating insight into the way in_which this control is effected : `` For if we say poetry is to talk of beauty and love ( and yet not aim at exciting erotic emotion or even an emotion of Platonic esteem ) and if it is to talk of anger and murder ( and yet not aim at arousing anger and indignation ) - then it may be that the poetic way of dealing with these emotions will not be any kind of intensification , compounding , or magnification , or any direct assault upon the affections at_all .
The limits are suggested by an imaginary experiment : contrast the perceptual skill of English_professors with that of their colleagues in discriminating among motor_cars , political candidates , or female beauty .Synonyms beauty Related Terms ugliness appearance glory comeliness handsomeness glamor prettiness pleasingness pulchritude raw_beauty exquisiteness picturesqueness attractiveness deck beautiful ugly
2. beauty [ n ] a very attractive or seductive looking womanUsed in print:
(Guy Bolton, The Olympians....)
Not everyone is bewitched by Byron 's caliphs and harem beauties '' .Synonyms beauty mantrap looker sweetheart stunner peach lulu knockout dish ravisher smasher Related Terms woman stun
3. beauty [ n ] an outstanding example of its kind
Examples: "his roses were beauties" "when I make a mistake it's a beaut"
(Organic Gardening and Farming,...)
I sought_out the gardener and asked him what he did to produce such beauties in that weather .Synonyms beauty beaut Related Terms exemplar
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