Pulchritude : Definition

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Definitions of Pulchritude

Pronunciation : Pul"chri*tude
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [L. pulchritudo, fr. pulcher beautiful.]
Definition : 1. That quality of appearance which pleases the eye; beauty; comeliness; grace; loveliness. Piercing our heartes with thy pulchritude. Court of Love.

2. Attractive moral excellence; moral beauty. By the pulchritude of their souls make up what is wanting in the beauty of their bodies. Ray.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913


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