pulchritude

[ puhl-kri-tood ]

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Part of Speech

noun

Origin + Etymology

Late middle English

from Latin pulchritudo, from pulcher, pulchr- ‘beautiful’

Synonyms

  • allure
  • elegance
  • glamour

Antonyms

  • n/a

Definition

physical beauty; comeliness

Example

The queen's pulchritude was only matched by her wisdom and kindness.

Usage Over Time

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