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ˈfreɪ grəntfra·grant

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fragrant(adj)

    pleasant-smelling

Wiktionary

  1. fragrant(Adjective)

    Sweet-smelling; having a pleasant (usually strong) scent or fragrance.

    Etymology: From fragrans, present active participle of fragro.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fragrant(adj)

    affecting the olfactory nerves agreeably; sweet of smell; odorous; having or emitting an agreeable perfume

Freebase

  1. Fragrant

    Fragrant is an unincorporated community located in Grayson County, Kentucky, United States.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Fragrant

    frā′grant, adj. sweet-scented.—ns. Frā′grance, Frā′grancy, pleasantness of smell or perfume: sweet or grateful influence.—adv. Frā′grantly.—n. Frā′grantness. [Fr.,—L. fragrans, -antis, pr.p. of fragrāre, to smell.]

Editors Contribution

  1. fragrant

    Having a smell that is pleasing to the senses.

    The roses had a fragrant smell which she loved to smell as she came into the room.

    Submitted by MaryC on May 20, 2016  

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fragrant in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fragrant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of fragrant in a Sentence

  1. Sir Francis Bacon:

    Certainly virtue is like precious odors, most fragrant when they are incensed, or crushed: for prosperity doth best discover vice, but adversity doth best discover virtue.

  2. Mickey Mehta:

    Joy is like sandalwood paste(chandan), each time you apply it to someone's forehead, your own being gets fragrant with it. So touch everyone's life with happiness and let your joy be maximized, get MickeyMized"" Share this and fill this world with billions of smiles.

  3. Giacomo Puccini:

    How the stars shone. How sweet the earth smelled. The orchard gate creaked, and a footstep pressed on the sand. And she entered, fragrant as a flower, and fell into my arms. Oh, sweet kisses, lingering caresses. Slowly, trembling, I gazed upon her beauty. Now my dream of true love is lost forever. My last hour has flown, and I die, hopeless, and never have I loved life more.”

  4. Sren Aaby Kierkegaard:

    If I were to wish for anything, I should not wish for wealth and power, but for the passionate sense of the potential, for the eye which, ever young and ardent, sees the possible. Pleasure disappoints, possibility never. And what wine is so sparkling, what so fragrant, what so intoxicating, as possibility

  5. Francis Bacon:

    Certainly virtue is like precious odors, most fragrant when they are incensed, or crushed for prosperity doth best discover vice, but adversity doth best discover virtue.

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