pulchritude

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pul·chri·tude

 (pŭl′krĭ-to͞od′, -tyo͞od′)
n.
Great physical beauty and appeal.

[Middle English pulcritude, from Latin pulchritūdō, from pulcher, pulchr-, beautiful.]

pul′chri·tud′i·nous (-to͞od′n-əs, -tyo͞od′-) adj.

pulchritude

(ˈpʌlkrɪˌtjuːd)
n
formal or literary physical beauty
[C15: from Latin pulchritūdō, from pulcher beautiful]
ˌpulchriˈtudinous adj

pul•chri•tude

(ˈpʌl krɪˌtud, -ˌtyud)

n.
physical beauty; comeliness.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Latin pulchritūdō beauty =pulchri- (comb. form of pulcher beautiful) + -tūdō -tude]
pul`chri•tu′di•nous, adj.

pulchritude

physical beauty, especially that of women. — pulchritudinous, adj.
See also: Beauty
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pulchritude - physical beauty (especially of a woman)
beauty - the qualities that give pleasure to the senses
curvaceousness, shapeliness, voluptuousness - the quality of having a well-rounded body
Translations

pulchritude

[ˈpʌlkrɪtjuːd] N (frm, liter) → belleza f

pulchritude

n (liter)Schönheit f