The property, quality or state of being "that which pleases merely by being perceived" (Aquinas); that which is attractive, pleasing, fine or good looking; comeliness. (noun)
Thanks! Cool! (interjection)
Of high quality, well done. (adverb)
Examples of word beauty
Europeans, and it is certainly grand and interesting and in a certain sense beautiful, but not the calm, sweet, warm beauty of our own fields, and there is none of the brightness of our own flowers; a field of buttercups, a hill of gorse or of heather, a bank of foxgloves and a hedge of wild roses and purple vetches surpass in _beauty_ anything I have ever seen in the tropics.
In _Othello_, "if virtue lack no delighted beauty," i.e. "_want not the light of beauty_, your son-in-law shows far more fair than black."
To the Greek, in fact, beauty and good had the same meaning -- _beauty was good_, and the good must be beautiful.
It was listening to this music, at times so pathetic and sweet, that emotion would often lend almost supernatural beauty to his countenance, so that even Mr. Stendhall, the least enthusiastic of men, was wont to say with enthusiasm, _that never, in his whole life, had he seen any thing so beautiful and expressive as Lord Byron's look, or so sublime as his style of beauty_.
─but the hail has other reasons than serving and the wet eastern wind of evening does not dream of standing watch by my disenchanged lion sobs: no longer will I run after every passage of beauty,─beauty is defeated, never again at attention will I snuff out that fire now glimmering like an old tree trunk in which hollow swallows make nonsensical nests, child's lay, unreckoning misery, unreckoning misery of sympthy.
In his case, the term 'beauty of the ragas' acquires a special meaning as he has to his credit the distinction of having created many new ragas.
In the movie, "we are taught and told that beauty is one thing, but when beauty comes from the inside, you are even more beautiful outside," Common says.
In English the term beauty goes back to the French beauté, which in turn is derived from a conjectured vulgar Latin bellitatem, formed after the adjective bellus, which neither originally nor properly desig - nated something beautiful; pulcher and formosus had this function.
But the skin beauty is not the firmest hold she has on Temple's affections; this was not the beauty that had attracted her lover and held him enchained in her service for seven years of waiting and suspense; this was not the only light leading him through dark days of doubt, almost of despair, constant, unwavering in his troth to her.