Synonyms for statuesque
|Grammar : Adj|
|Spell : stach-oo-esk|
|Phonetic Transcription : ˌstætʃ uˈɛsk|
Définition of statuesqueOrigin :
- early 1820s, from statue, patterned on picturesque.
- adj tall and dignifed
- He stopped short in his tracks and stood immovable, statuesque, listening.
- Extract from : « The Sign of the Spider » by Bertram Mitford
- A man does not wish to marry a statue, let the statue be ever so statuesque.
- Extract from : « Framley Parsonage » by Anthony Trollope
- Opaque and statuesque stood the figure of the baronet behind them.
- Extract from : « The Ordeal of Richard Feverel, Complete » by George Meredith
- But the Colonel remained motionless and statuesque, with folded arms.
- Extract from : « Openings in the Old Trail » by Bret Harte
- A girl who tries to be statuesque at sea—that will act on one's nerves!'
- Extract from : « A London Life; The Patagonia; The Liar; Mrs. Temperly » by Henry James
- She might have been transformed to Galatea then and there, so statuesque her pose.
- Extract from : « Ainslee's magazine, Volume 16, No. 2, September, 1905 » by Various
- She was statuesque to the highest degree, but to the highest degree also a woman.
- Extract from : « In Vain » by Henryk Sienkiewicz
- She is so very still--too quiet--too statuesque--that is her only fault in fact.
- Extract from : « The Catholic World. Volume III; Numbers 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. » by E. Rameur
- She was thought a good match for me, and all that sort of thing, you know; but she was too statuesque.
- Extract from : « Wild Heather » by L. T. Meade
- Its only variations were from an infantile beauty to a statuesque firmness.
- Extract from : « John Marvel, Assistant » by Thomas Nelson Page
Antonyms for statuesque
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