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Beautiful


BEAU'TIFUL, adjective bu'tiful. [beauty and full.]

1. Elegant in form, fair, having the form that pleases the eye. It expresses more than handsome.

A beautiful woman is one of the most attractive objects in all nature's works.

A circle is more beautiful than a square; a square is more beautiful than a parallelogram.

2. Having the qualities which constitute beauty, or that which pleases the senses other than the sight; as a beautiful sound.