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Definitions for loveliness
love·li·ness

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. comeliness, fairness, loveliness, beauteousnessnoun

    the quality of being good looking and attractive

Wiktionary

  1. lovelinessnoun

    The property of being lovely, of attractiveness, beauty, appearing to be lovable.

  2. lovelinessnoun

    The result of being lovely.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Lovelinessnoun

    Amiableness; qualities of mind or body that excite love.

    Etymology: from lovely.

    Carrying thus in one person the only two bands of goodwill, loveliness and lovingness. Philip Sidney.

    When I approach
    Her loveliness, so absolute she seems,
    That what she wills to do, or say,
    Seems wisest, virtuousest, discreetest, best. John Milton, Pa. Lost.

    If there is such a native loveliness in the sex, as to make them victorious when they are in the wrong, how resistless is their power when they are on the side of truth? Addison.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lovelinessnoun

    the state or quality of being lovely

  2. Etymology: [From Lovely.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of loveliness in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of loveliness in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of loveliness in a Sentence

  1. James Grover Thurber:

    But those rare souls whose spirit gets magically into the hearts of men, leave behind them something more real and warmly personal than bodily presence, an ineffable and eternal thing. It is everlasting life touching us as something more than a vague, recondite concept. The sound of a great name dies like an echo the splendor of fame fades into nothing but the grace of a fine spirit pervades the places through which it has passed, like the haunting loveliness of mignonette.

  2. Oscar Wilde:

    At twilight, nature is not without loveliness, though perhaps its chief use is to illustrate quotations from the poets.

  3. Hartley Coleridge:

    She is not fair to outward view As many maidens be; Her loveliness I never knew Until she smiled on me; Oh! then I saw her eye was bright, A well of love, a spring of light.

  4. Sara Teasdale:

    Life has loveliness to sell, All beautiful and splendid things, Blue waves whitened on a cliff, Soaring fire that sways and sings And children's faces looking up Holding wonder like a cup.

  5. Perry Brass:

    Learn to revel in the unalloyed loveliness of receiving attention—to do this, you may have to leave your computer keyboard and invite it.

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