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Example Sentences

Of course, it’s sad, but it’s also the most beautiful thing.

From Eater

When the world seems upside down, it’s good to work toward something beautiful.

From Fortune

The Rio Claro in Chile is one of the most beautiful stretches of river that we’ve ever seen.

You could literally put yourself out there, but Gladys Knight is one of those people because she is just a beautiful person.

From Ozy

It’s incredibly satisfying to turn a digital photograph into a beautiful, high-quality print that you can hold.

Its graceful hotels and beautiful restaurants are totally dependent on the tourist trade.

Chen bowed her head during the playing of “America the Beautiful.”

There was something beautiful about this, and I still see that beauty.

Here is where the biking becomes the most beautiful — and increasingly challenging.

In this world of ours, some melodies are just more beautiful than others.

Among the Perpendicular additions to the church last named may be noted a very beautiful oaken rood-screen.

One would not have wanted her white neck a mite less full or her beautiful arms more slender.

It was like his beautiful courtesy to call me in and introduce me to Blow instead of letting me go away.

Not a few of these are extremely beautiful, and are well worth growing on this account, quite apart from their peculiarity.

Yet he realized that Mrs. Chepstow was looking less faded, younger, more beautiful than when last he had been with her.


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What are other ways to say beautiful?

A person or thing that is beautiful has perfection of form, color, etc., or noble and spiritual qualities: a beautiful landscape, a beautiful woman. Handsome often implies stateliness or pleasing proportion and symmetry: a handsome man. That which is lovely is beautiful but in a warm and endearing way: a lovely smile. Pretty implies a moderate but noticeable beauty, emphasizing gracefulness or delicacy: a pretty flower.

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On this page you'll find 133 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to beautiful, such as: alluring, appealing, attractive, exquisite, gorgeous, and handsome.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.