Antonyms for beautiful

Grammar : Adj
Spell : byoo-tuh-fuhl
Phonetic Transcription : ˈbyu tə fəl

Definition of beautiful

Origin :
  • mid-15c., from beauty + -ful. The beautiful people "the fashionable set" first attested 1964 in (where else?) "Vogue" (it also was the title of a 1941 play by U.S. dramatist William Saroyan). House Beautiful is from "Pilgrim's Progress," where it is a proper name of a place. Related: Beautifully.
  • adj physically attractive
Example sentences :
  • What is the use of a beautiful face, if one must be shut up in her own apartment for ever?
  • Extract from : « Philothea » by Lydia Maria Child
  • It was a beautiful cameo of Alcibiades, with the quiver and bow of Eros.
  • Extract from : « Philothea » by Lydia Maria Child
  • It was motionless as marble; but never had she seen anything so beautiful, and so unearthly.
  • Extract from : « Philothea » by Lydia Maria Child
  • Aspasia will tell you I have been a beautiful but idle dreamer all my life.
  • Extract from : « Philothea » by Lydia Maria Child
  • That's where our big West is, over that way—isn't it fresh and green and beautiful?
  • Extract from : « The Spenders » by Harry Leon Wilson
  • We therefore camped for the night, with beautiful feed for the horses.
  • Extract from : « Explorations in Australia » by John Forrest
  • To be with those she loved best, and to be driving over the beautiful earth!
  • Extract from : « Malbone » by Thomas Wentworth Higginson
  • It was hard to say at which season of the year Overton campus was most beautiful.
  • Extract from : « Grace Harlowe's Return to Overton Campus » by Jessie Graham Flower
  • This crystal pallor or a flushed joy—in one of the two she was most beautiful.
  • Extract from : « Way of the Lawless » by Max Brand
  • The view from the summit of the hill is commanding and beautiful, but its grape is unique.
  • Extract from : « Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, No. 327 » by Various

Synonyms for beautiful

Based on : - - - Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019