Hyper Dictionary

English Dictionary Computer Dictionary Video Dictionary Thesaurus Dream Dictionary Medical Dictionary


Search Dictionary:  

Meaning of COMELINESS

Pronunciation:  'kumlines

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the quality of being good looking and attractive
 

COMELINESS is a 10 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: beauteousness, fairness, loveliness
 
 See Also: beauty

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Come"li*ness\, n. [See {Comely}.]
The quality or state of being comely.

      Comeliness is a disposing fair Of things and actions in
      fit time and place.                      --Sir J.
                                               Davies.

      Strength, comeliness of shape, or amplest merit.
                                               --Milton.

      Comeliness signifies something less forcible than
      beauty, less elegant than grace, and less light than
      prettiness.                              --Johnson.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: agreeability, agreeableness, appropriateness, Atticism, becomingness, bonniness, chasteness, chastity, clarity, classicalism, classicism, clearness, correctness, dignity, directness, discrimination, distinction, ease, elegance, elegancy, fairness, felicitousness, felicity, finish, fittingness, flow, flowing periods, fluency, good taste, goodliness, grace, gracefulness, gracility, limpidity, lucidity, naturalness, neatness, pellucidity, personableness, perspicuity, plainness, pleasingness, polish, propriety, purity, refinement, restraint, seemliness, sightliness, simplicity, smoothness, straightforwardness, taste, tastefulness, terseness, unaffectedness
 

 

 

 

COPYRIGHT © 2000-2013 HYPERDICTIONARY.COM HOME | ABOUT HYPERDICTIONARY