Definition of beauty

plural beauties

1 : the quality or aggregate of qualities in a person or thing that gives pleasure to the senses or pleasurably exalts the mind or spirit : loveliness

  • a woman of great physical beauty
  • exploring the natural beauty of the island
  • A thing of beauty is a joy forever …
  • —John Keats
2 : a beautiful person or thing

  • His new car’s a real beauty.

; especially : a beautiful woman

  • She was a great beauty in her day.
3 : a particularly graceful, ornamental, or excellent quality

  • Well, at any rate, he had two great beauties—the pale flat white of his skin and his great shaggy mass of dark hair.
  • —Dorothy C. Fisher
4 : a brilliant, extreme, or egregious example or instance

  • caught a couple of beauties on our last fishing trip
  • that mistake was a beauty

Physical Beauty

Physical beauty is different things to different people.   Some people place great important on physical beauties and others do not.  Whatever it means to you, there are a few things that can increase our attractiveness and physical beauty without being extravagant and going over-board.   Many of these things are discussed here.  But this section will give ideas and tips about makeup and cosmetics.

Spiritual Beauty

A different kind of beauty than physical beauty is spiritual beauty.   It can also be known as inner beauty or the secret person of the heart.  That is discussed here.


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