beauteous


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beau·te·ous

 (byo͞o′tē-əs)
adj.
Beautiful, especially to the sight.

beau′te·ous·ly adv.
beau′te·ous·ness n.

beauteous

(ˈbjuːtɪəs)
adj
a poetic word for beautiful
ˈbeauteously adv
ˈbeauteousness n

beau•te•ous

(ˈbyu ti əs, -tyəs)

adj.
beautiful.
[1400–50]
beau′te•ous•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.beauteous - (poetic )beautiful, especially to the sightbeauteous - (poetic )beautiful, especially to the sight
beautiful - delighting the senses or exciting intellectual or emotional admiration; "a beautiful child"; "beautiful country"; "a beautiful painting"; "a beautiful theory"; "a beautiful party"

beauteous

adjective
Translations

beauteous

[ˈbjuːtɪəs] ADJ (poet) → bello

beauteous

adj (poet)wunderschön, prachtvoll
References in classic literature ?
Last eve in dreams, I saw thee stand, Like queenly nymphs from Fairy-land-- Enchantress of the flowery wand, Most beauteous Isadore!
Mary, without waiting for any further commands immediately left the room and quickly returned introducing the most beauteous and amiable Youth, I had ever beheld.
Yea, if ye should, ye beauteous friendly ones, Quite take my word: She hath, alas!
Below in the great hall he paces to and fro, the red blood mantling his beauteous countenance."
"When fond hearts be thwarted by a cruel parent," replied the pot-bellied old beast in a soft and fawning tone, "love must still find its way; and so thy gallant swain hath dared the wrath of thy great father and majestic uncle, and lays his heart at thy feet, O beauteous Bertrade, knowing full well that thine hath been hungering after it since we didst first avow our love to thy hard hearted sire.
It may be remarked, in passing, that the number of compositions in which the word "beauteous" was over-fondled, and human experience referred to as "life's page," was up to the usual average.
While he was taken up with these vagaries, then, the time and the hour- an unlucky one for him- arrived for the Asturian to come, who in her smock, with bare feet and her hair gathered into a fustian coif, with noiseless and cautious steps entered the chamber where the three were quartered, in quest of the carrier; but scarcely had she gained the door when Don Quixote perceived her, and sitting up in his bed in spite of his plasters and the pain of his ribs, he stretched out his arms to receive his beauteous damsel.
She saw all the glories of the camp-- its tents stretched forth in beauteous uniformity of lines, crowded with the young and the gay, and dazzling with scarlet; and, to complete the view, she saw herself seated beneath a tent, tenderly flirting with at least six officers at once.
Not thus shy of exhibiting her charms was the Island Queen herself, the beauteous wife of Movianna, the king of Nukuheva.
A beauteous group of ladies affectionately called "Johnny's Best Buddies" recently held a birthday celebration in honor of its beloved members Elsa Ang and Lourdes Yao.
Entitled 'Serene,' where the calmness of the sea captures my heart, the beauteous colors of the clouds touch my soul, and the hardworking fishermen wake up my mind.
Happy birthday today, October 31, to my bosom bilas, Jun Magturo, the handsome husband of my beauteous sister-in-law, Ofelia Magturo.