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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Beautiful  \Beau"ti*ful\,  a. 
  Having  the  qualities  which  constitute  beauty;  pleasing  to  the 
  sight  or  the  mind. 
 
  A  circle  is  more  beautiful  than  a  square;  a  square  is 
  more  beautiful  than  a  parallelogram.  --Lord  Kames. 
 
  Syn:  Handsome;  elegant;  lovely;  fair;  charming;  graceful; 
  pretty;  delightful.  See  {Fine}.  --  {Beau"ti*ful*ly}, 
  adv  --  {Beau"ti*ful*ness},  n. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  beautiful 
  adj  1:  delighting  the  senses  or  exciting  intellectual  or  emotional 
  admiration;  "a  beautiful  child";  "beautiful  country"; 
  "a  beautiful  painting";  "a  beautiful  theory";  "a 
  beautiful  party"  [ant:  {ugly}] 
  2:  aesthetically  pleasing 
  3:  (of  weather)  highly  enjoyable;  very  pleasant;  "a  beautiful 
  evening"  [syn:  {fine}] 




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