Synonyms for picturesque
Antonyms for picturesque
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PICTURESQUE
A most picturesque little place is this, seen from the railway.
The village was picturesque, in the variety of its edifices, though all were rude.
The revulsion accentuated her enjoyment of the picturesque aspects of the scene.
It's just the picturesque dignity of the costume, and the pose, perhaps.
It is no merit to be picturesque—I have greater merits, perhaps—but I may be, by an accident.
Picturesque as the place was, it held nothing to appeal to the Baedeker spirit.
The appearance of the city from the sea is of the most picturesque order.
The sail from the Sicilian straits to Naples is picturesque.
A picturesque, old German virtuoso is the reverent possessor of a genuine "Cremona."
She knew that she was looking pretty, and she felt that her employment was picturesque.
1703, on pattern of French pittoresque, a loan-word from Italian pittoresco, literally "pictorial" (1660s), from pittore "painter," from Latin pictorem (nominative pictor); see painter (n.1). As a noun from 1749. Related: Picturesquely; picturesqueness.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR PICTURESQUE
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