beauteous

  • 1 beauteous — is a literary and chiefly poetical word for beautiful, used memorably by Wordsworth (It is a beauteous evening, calm and free) and madly by Ophelia in Hamlet: Where is the beauteous majesty of Denmark? …

    Modern English usage

  • 2 Beauteous — Beau te*ous (b[=u] t[ e]*[u^]s), a. Full of beauty; beautiful; very handsome. [Mostly poetic] {Beau te*ous*ly}, adv. {Beau te*ous*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 beauteous — index attractive Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 beauteous — (adj.) mid 15c., from BEAUTY (Cf. beauty) + OUS (Cf. ous). Now mostly limited to poetry and displaced elsewhere by BEAUTIFUL (Cf. beautiful). Related: Beauteously; beauteousness …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5 beauteous — pulchritudinous, fair, good looking, handsome, pretty, comely, bonny, lovely, *beautiful Analogous words: alluring, attractive, fascinating, charming (see under ATTRACT) …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 6 beauteous — ► ADJECTIVE literary ▪ beautiful …

    English terms dictionary

  • 7 beauteous — [byo͞ot′ē əs] adj. [ME: see BEAUTY & OUS] beautiful SYN. BEAUTIFUL beauteously adv …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 beauteous — [[t]bju͟ːtiəs[/t]] ADJ GRADED Beauteous means the same as beautiful. [LITERARY] ...the beauteous Miss Flora Montgomery …

    English dictionary

  • 9 beauteous — adjective beautiful Why didst thou promise such a beauteous day …

    Wiktionary

  • 10 beauteous — beau|te|ous [ˈbju:tiəs] adj literary beautiful ▪ the beauteous Helen of Troy >beauteously adv …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 11 beauteous — adjective poetic beautiful: the beauteous Helen of Troy beauteously adverb …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12 beauteous — adjective Etymology: Middle English, from beaute Date: 15th century beautiful • beauteously adverb • beauteousness noun …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 13 beauteous — beauteously, adv. beauteousness, n. /byooh tee euhs, tyeuhs/, adj. Chiefly Literary. beautiful. [1400 50; late ME; see BEAUTY, OUS] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 14 beauteous — Synonyms and related words: aesthetic, aesthetically appealing, attractive, beautiful, bonny, comely, elegant, endowed with beauty, exquisite, eye filling, fair, fine, flowerlike, good looking, graceful, gracile, handsome, heavy, lovely, pretty,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 15 beauteous — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Having qualities that delight the eye: attractive, beautiful, comely, fair, good looking, gorgeous, handsome, lovely, pretty, pulchritudinous, ravishing, sightly, stunning. Scots: bonny. Idiom: easy on the eyes.… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 16 beauteous — beau|te|ous [ bjutiəs ] adjective LITERARY beautiful …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 17 beauteous — beau·te·ous || bjuːtjÉ™s adj. beautiful, lovely …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 18 beauteous — adjective literary beautiful …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 19 beauteous — a. (Poetical.) See beautiful …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 20 beauteous — beau·te·ous …

    English syllables