loveliness mid-14c., "lovableness," from LOVELY (Cf. lovely) + -NESS (Cf. -ness).

Etymology dictionary. 2014.


См. также в других словарях:

  • Loveliness — Love li*ness, n. [From {Lovely}.] The state or quality of being lovely. [1913 Webster] If there is such a native loveliness in the sex as to make them victorious when in the wrong, how resistless their power when they are on the side of truth!… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • loveliness — lovely ► ADJECTIVE (lovelier, loveliest) 1) exquisitely beautiful. 2) informal very pleasant. ► NOUN (pl. lovelies) informal ▪ a beautiful woman or girl. DERIVATIVES loveliness …   English terms dictionary

  • loveliness — noun see lovely I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • loveliness — See lovely. * * * …   Universalium

  • loveliness — noun a) The property of being lovely, of attractiveness, beauty, appearing to be lovable. b) The result of being lovely …   Wiktionary

  • loveliness — Synonyms and related words: adorability, agreeability, allurement, amiability, appeal, appealingness, attractiveness, beauteousness, beautifulness, beauty, beauty unadorned, bewitchment, bloom, captivation, charm, delightfulness, desirability,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • loveliness — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. appeal, charm, fairness; see beauty 1 …   English dictionary for students

  • loveliness — love|li|ness [ lʌvlinəs ] noun uncount the quality of being attractive: BEAUTY …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • loveliness — love·li·ness || lÊŒvlɪnɪs n. great beauty; quality of having an inner beauty; quality of being delightful and charming …   English contemporary dictionary

  • loveliness — n. 1. Amiableness. 2. Beauty, beautifulness …   New dictionary of synonyms

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