One entry found for beautiful.
Main Entry: beau·ti·ful
Function: adjective 1: having the qualities of beauty 2: very good : EXCELLENT - beau·ti·ful·ly /-f(-)l/ adverb - beau·ti·ful·ness /-fl-ns/ noun synonymsBEAUTIFUL, PRETTY, LOVELY, HANDSOME mean giving pleasure to the mind or senses. BEAUTIFUL applies to things that give the greatest pleasure and stir the emotions <beautiful mountain scenery>. PRETTY applies to things that give immediate but often shallow pleasure especially to the senses <a pretty dress>. LOVELY applies to things that excite the emotions by being very graceful, delicate, or exquisite <a lovely melody>. HANDSOME applies to things that please the mind because of their good proportions or elegance <the gardens of the mansion are quite handsome>.