beauty

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

Beauty

Beauty is a characteristic of a person, animal, place, object, or idea that provides a perceptual experience of pleasure or satisfaction. Beauty is studied as part of aesthetics, sociology, social psychology, and culture. An `ideal beauty` is an entity which is admired, or possesses features widely attributed to beauty in a particular culture, f.....
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beauty

(from the article `aesthetics`) ...of art, which comprises one of its branches. It deals not only with the nature and value of the arts but also with those responses to natural ... ...introduced a famous distinction between two kinds of aesthetic judgment corresponding to two orders of aesthetic experience: the judgment of the ... .....
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beauty

[n] - an outstanding example of its kind 2. [n] - the qualities that give pleasure to the senses
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Beauty

• (n.) A particular grace, feature, ornament, or excellence; anything beautiful; as, the beauties of nature. • (n.) Prevailing style or taste; rage; fashion. • (n.) An assemblage or graces or properties pleasing to the eye, the ear, the intellect, the aesthetic faculty, or the moral sense. • (n.) A beautiful person, esp. a beaut...
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beauty

noun the qualities that give pleasure to the senses
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Beauty

[dog] Beauty died on 17 October 1950, and was buried in the Ilford Animal Cemetery, founded and operated by the PDSA. She is one of several winners of the Dickin Medal to be buried at the PDSA cemetery in Ilford. ==Awards== For her service, Beauty was awarded the PDSA Pioneer Medal, an award normally given to people, and a silver medal insc...
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Beauty

Beau'ty (bū'tȳ) noun ; plural Beauties [ Middle English beaute , beute , Old French beauté , biauté , Pr. beltat , French beauté , from an assumed Late Latin bellitas , from Latin bellus pretty. See Beau...
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beauty

beauty Etymology: from about 1275, from Anglo-Norman beute, from Old French bealte, earlier beltet, from Vulgar Latin bellitatem, 'state of being handsome', from Latin bellus, 'fine, beautiful'; in classical Latin especially a reference to women and children, or ironically or insultingly of men.
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Beauty

Beauty is a cultivated variety of potato.
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Beauty

Beauty is an Australian and New Zealand slang expression of agreement or approval.
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beauty

belleza, hermosura, preciosidad
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beauty

one of the three aims of the philosophical quest, as conceived by Plato and many subsequent philosophers. It corresponds to the heart and is powered by the spirit. See also aesthetic*.
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beauty

Origin: OE. Beaute, beute, OF. Beaute, biaute, Pr. Beltat, F. Beaute, fr. An assumed LL. Bellitas, from L. Bellus pretty. See Beau. ... 1. An assemblage or graces or properties pleasing to the eye, the ear, the intellect, the aesthetic faculty, or the moral sense. 'Beauty consists of a certain composition of colour and figure, causing delight in th...
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Beauty

That quality which gives pleasure upon being seen by the eye of the body or the intellect. Metaphysically speaking, beauty consists in a unity among diversity. In God there exists Infinite Beauty in the Oneness of the Three Eternal Persons. This Beauty is the Object of the Beatific Vision.
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beauty

The property of, or combination of qualities in, objects or people giving rise to pleasure or delight. The branch of philosophy that deals with beauty is aesthetics. There are various philosophical...
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