sightly


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sight·ly

 (sīt′lē)
adj. sight·li·er, sight·li·est
1. Pleasing to see; visually appealing.
2. Affording a fine view; scenic.

sight′li·ness n.
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sightly

(ˈsaɪtlɪ)
adj, -lier or -liest
1. pleasing or attractive to see
2. US providing a pleasant view
ˈsightliness n
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sight•ly

(ˈsaɪt li)

adj. -li•er, -li•est.
1. pleasing to the sight; attractive; comely.
2. affording a fine view.
[1525–35]
sight′li•ness, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.sightly - very pleasing to the eye; "my bonny lass"; "there's a bonny bay beyond"; "a comely face"; "young fair maidens"
beautiful - delighting the senses or exciting intellectual or emotional admiration; "a beautiful child"; "beautiful country"; "a beautiful painting"; "a beautiful theory"; "a beautiful party"
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sightly

adjective
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Translations

sightly

[ˈsaɪtlɪ] ADJ not very sightlyno muy agradable para la vista
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sightly

adjansehnlich
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I like also little heaps, in the nature of mole-hills (such as are in wild heaths), to be set, some with wild thyme; some with pinks; some with germander, that gives a good flower to the eye; some with periwinkle; some with violets; some with strawberries; some with cowslips; some with daisies; some with red roses; some with lilium convallium; some with sweet-williams red; some with bear's-foot: and the like low flowers, being withal sweet and sightly. Part of which heaps, are to be with standards of little bushes pricked upon their top, and part without.
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