Beautiful Synonyms and Antonyms

byo͝o'tə-fəl

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Synonyms for Beautiful

Morally or spiritually attractive; gracious
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The definition of pulchritudinous is a way to describe great physical beauty.
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(Informal) Beautiful, wonderful, delightful, etc.
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Very beautiful or lovely, esp. in a delicate or carefully wrought way
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That attracts or has the power to attract; esp., pleasing, charming, pretty, handsome, etc.
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Characterized by a sense of propriety or refinement; impressively fastidious in manners and tastes
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The definition of dainty is delicate or small and often pretty.
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Shining intensely.
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Impressive or beautiful in a dignified or inspiring way.
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The definition of delightful is someone or something that is charming or that causes happiness and joy.
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Admirable or very good; excellent or splendid:
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Cunning; clever, skilful. [from 9th c.]
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Superb; wonderful:
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The definition of cute is something that is little, or pretty and clever.
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(Of a man) Agreeable to the eye or to correct taste; having a pleasing appearance or expression; attractive.
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Applied especially to works of art
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Having the ability to enchant; charming, delightful.
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The definition of magnificent is something that is exceptional or amazing in appearance.
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First-rate; of the highest quality; exceptionally good.
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Showing grace of movement, form, or proportion:
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Showing or expressing vitality or joy:
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Illustrious; heroic; brilliant; celebrated; famous; as, a splendid victory or reputation.
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Of or concerning the appreciation of beauty or good taste:
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The definition of good looking is something or someone that is physically attractive or pleasing to the eye.
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Having the power to allure.
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(Idiomatic) Physically attractive; beautiful.
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Of a strikingly attractive appearance.
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Making, or tending to make, an impression; having power to impress; adapted to excite attention and feeling, to touch the sensibilities, or affect the conscience; as, an impressive discourse; an impressive scene.
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Possessing the power to charm or allure; captivating.
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Of a person: friendly, attractive. [from 18th c.]
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Having component elements pleasingly or appropriately combined:
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The definition of admirable is someone or something with positive characteristics worthy of adoration, love or respect.
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Tall, with a mature, shapely figure
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Giving pleasure; pleasant; agreeable; gratifying
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(Of a person) Pleasing or attractive to the eye.
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Bright, promising, cheerful, etc.
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Of an angel or the angels; spiritual; heavenly
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Slight and shapely; lovely; graceful.
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Divine means relating to God or extremely good.
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Splendid; magnificent
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(Literature, Drama) Skillfully constructed or contrived
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Making a strong impression because of great size, strength, dignity, etc.; impressive
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The definition of statuesque is someone, especially a woman, who is tall and dignified.
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Of the highest or best kind or quality; first-rate:
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Applied especially to human beings
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The definition of voluptuous is a full, shapely woman's figure.
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(Informal) First-class, esp. in style or manner; elegant; fine
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Amazing, inspiring awe, "to be marvelled at".
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Muscular and lean, having a body resembling that of an athlete
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Discolored by brownish or yellowish stains, as the leaves of an old book
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(UK, euphemistic) bloody (in its vulgar senses).
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The definition of resplendent is full of splendor or dazzling.
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Pleasing to see; visually appealing.
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Ideal is defined as something or someone who is thought of as a perfect example of something.
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Of, relating to, or serving as an ornament or decoration.
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Promising; likely:
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Beautiful, especially to the sight.
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Enchanting.
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Causing great joy or delight; entrancing
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(Of a person) Having a pleasing appearance or manner; attractive; handsome; friendly; amiable.
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Resembling a flower, especially in shape
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Trained and developed physically to the maximum extent
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Easily bent; supple.
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Excellent.
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Having qualities that delight the eye
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Showing a cheerful, carefree disposition; lighthearted
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Outstandingly good of its kind; of exceptional merit, virtue, etc.
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Of, relating to, or befitting a poet:
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Of or pertaining to the heaven believed in by many religions; good, beautiful, glorious, pleasurable.
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Attracting attention in a gaudy or flashy way
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That captures interest; attractive; winning
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Applied especially to human beings
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Slender and graceful; lithe
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(Informal) Having a well-formed, physically attractive body
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Applied especially to human beings
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Pleasing in appearance; good-looking, handsome, comely, etc.
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Large and impressive in size or extent:
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Serving to decorate or embellish; ornamental.
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Having a pleasing or graceful shape or form; well-proportioned
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(Linguistics, computing) Correctly written; syntactically correct; expressed in a way that obeys rules for constructing formulas in a certain language.
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Selected with care; well-chosen:
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Inspiring awe and reverence; imposing and magnificent
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(--- Bot.) That can be divided into similar halves by a plane passing through the center; also, having the same number of parts in each whorl of leaves
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(Of a thing or concept) interesting, attractive or appealing.
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Characterized by great subtlety, precision, etc.
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The definition of rich means having great value, worth or material wealth, or money, or containing ingredients to give something a heavy, deep flavor.
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Antonyms for Beautiful

Not elegant; not exhibiting neatness, refinement, or precision.
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Grotesque is defined as repulsively ugly or shocking.
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(--- New England) Unmanageable. Used of animals, especially cows or horses.
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Simple; plain; familiar; unelaborate; unadorned. [from late 14th c.]
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Characterized by, or having the nature of, repulsion
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Of, relating to, or designed for attack:
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Sheer; utter; unqualified:
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Displeasing to the eye
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Hateful; shocking.
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Having an ugly or unattractive face.
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Not pleasant; disagreeable:
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Words Related to Beautiful

Well executed.
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Of or relating to art or artists:
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Synonym Study

  • Beauteous , equivalent to beautiful in poetry and lofty prose, is now sometimes used in humorously disparaging references to beauty
  • Fair , in this comparison, suggests beauty that is fresh, bright, or flawless and, when applied to persons, is used esp. of complexion and features
  • Comely applies to persons only and suggests a wholesome attractiveness of form and features rather than a high degree of beauty
  • Good-looking is closely equivalent to handsome or pretty , suggesting a pleasing appearance but not expressing the fine distinctions of either word
  • Pretty implies a dainty, delicate, or graceful quality in that which pleases and carries connotations of femininity or diminutiveness
  • Handsome implies attractiveness by reason of pleasing proportions, symmetry, elegance, etc. and carries connotations of masculinity, dignity, or impressiveness
  • Lovely refers to that which delights by inspiring affection or warm admiration
  • Beautiful is applied to that which gives the highest degree of aesthetic pleasure to the senses or to the mind and suggests that the object of delight approximates one's conception of an ideal
Find another word for beautiful. In this page you can discover 118 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for beautiful, like: lovely, pulchritudinous, gorgeous, exquisite, attractive, elegant, dainty, dazzling, majestic, delightful and charming.