Beautifulness



having beauty; possessing qualities that give great pleasure or satisfaction to see, hear, think about, etc.; delighting the senses or mind:
a beautiful dress; a beautiful speech.
excellent of its kind:
a beautiful putt on the seventh hole; The chef served us a beautiful roast of beef.
wonderful; very pleasing or satisfying.
the concept of beauty (usually preceded by the).
(used with a plural verb) beautiful things or people collectively (usually preceded by the):
the good and the beautiful.
the ideal of beauty (usually preceded by the):
to strive to attain the beautiful.
wonderful; fantastic:
You got two front-row seats? Beautiful!
extraordinary; incredible: used ironically:
Your car broke down in the middle of the freeway? Beautiful!
Historical Examples

She was like a little princess herself, all lace and embroidery and blue ribbons and beautifulness.
At His Gates, Vol. 1(of 3) Margaret Oliphant

Nothing can hurt me no more—And you always stood out to me in my dreams as the angel from love and beautifulness.
Hungry Hearts Anzia Yezierska

We may find a meaning for this, but is it in fact different from the beautifulness of beauty, which we should call nonsense?
The Story of My Life, volumes 4-6 Augustus J. C. Hare

I asked myself, what was that beautifulness in his eyes that made the lowest nobody feel like a somebody?
Hungry Hearts Anzia Yezierska

I compared the discolored body with the figure of Ianthe, as revealed in Queen Mab, but failed to see the beautifulness of death.
Campaigns of a Non-Combatant, George Alfred Townsend

There is (and Browning proved it) a ‘beautifulness’ in the rugged; it is a sense of being ‘beautifully’ rugged.
Gilbert Keith Chesterton Patrick Braybrooke

No other approaches Him in wisdom, love, beautifulness, and glory.
Modern Skepticism C. J. Ellicott

How can you look on the way it dances the beautifulness from every corner and not jump in the air from happiness?
Hungry Hearts Anzia Yezierska

adjective
possessing beauty; aesthetically pleasing
highly enjoyable; very pleasant: the party was beautiful
adj.

mid-15c., from beauty + -ful. The beautiful people “the fashionable set” first attested 1964 in (where else?) “Vogue” (it also was the title of a 1941 play by U.S. dramatist William Saroyan). House Beautiful is from “Pilgrim’s Progress,” where it is a proper name of a place. Related: Beautifully.

interjection

An exclamation of approval and gratification (mid-1800s+)

noun

A good-looking woman •Used in direct address: Where’ve you been all my life, beautiful? (1920s+)

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