What does fragrance mean?

Definitions for fragrance
ˈfreɪ grənsfra·grance

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. aroma, fragrance, perfume, scentnoun

    a distinctive odor that is pleasant

  2. bouquet, fragrance, fragrancy, redolence, sweetnessnoun

    a pleasingly sweet olfactory property

Wiktionary

  1. fragrancenoun

    A pleasant smell or odour.

  2. Etymology: fragrantia. See fragrance.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Fragrance, Fragrancynoun

    Sweetness of smell; pleasing scent; grateful odour.

    Etymology: fragrantia, Lat.

    Eve separate he spies,
    Veil’d in a cloud of fragrance, where she stood
    Half-spy’d. John Milton, Paradise Lost, b. ix.

    I am more pleased to survey my rows of coleworts and cabbages springing up in their full fragrancy and verdure, than to see the tender plants of foreign countries kept alive by artificial heats. Joseph Addison, Spectator, №. 47.

    Not lovelier seem’d Narcissus to the eye;
    Nor, when a flower, could boast more fragrancy. Samuel Garth.

    Such was the wine; to quench whose fervent steam
    Scarce twenty measures from the living stream
    To cool one cup suffic’d: the goblet crown’d,
    Breath’d aromatick fragrancies around. Alexander Pope, Odyssey, b. ix.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fragrancenoun

    alt. of Fragrancy

Editors Contribution

  1. fragrance

    A type of product created and formulated in various colors, forms and composition.

    There are a variety of fragrances people use to create a beautiful smell.


    Submitted by MaryC on February 29, 2020  

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fragrance in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fragrance in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of fragrance in a Sentence

  1. Debasish Mridha, M.D.:

    Happiness will bloom with fragrance and beauty if you plant the seeds of love with a deep driving desire in the garden of hope and nurture with tenderness, compassion, and care; if you are always eager to share.

  2. T. Starr King:

    The spirit of a person's life is ever shedding some power, just as a flower is steadily bestowing fragrance upon the air.

  3. Jennifer McQuiston:

    There was not a mention of this specific product or brand in the initial interview questions I think that the states undertook with those families, i believe there was a mention of a possible fragrance room spray in a family member of the Texas patient. So I think we're going to try to go back and drill down a little more carefully.

  4. Jean Paul Richter:

    Flowers never emit so sweet and strong a fragrance as before a storm. When a storm approaches thee, be as fragrant as a sweet-smelling flower.

  5. Chinese Proverb:

    A bit of fragrance clings to the hand that gives flowers.

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