Definitions for pulchritudeˈpʌl krɪˌtud, -ˌtyud

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

pul•chri•tudeˈpʌl krɪˌtud, -ˌtyud(n.)

  1. physical beauty; comeliness.

Origin of pulchritude:

1350–1400; ME < L pulchritūdō beauty =pulchri- (comb. form of pulcher beautiful) +-tūdō -tude


Princeton's WordNet

  1. pulchritude(noun)

    physical beauty (especially of a woman)


  1. pulchritude(Noun)

    Physical beauty.

  2. Origin: Middle English pulcritude, from Latin pulchritudo, from pulcher, beautiful.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pulchritude(noun)

    that quality of appearance which pleases the eye; beauty; comeliness; grace; loveliness

  2. Pulchritude(noun)

    attractive moral excellence; moral beauty


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