beautiful (adj.)

mid-15c., "pleasing to the eye (or ear) or mind or soul," from beauty + -ful. The beautiful people "the fashionable set" first attested 1964 in "Vogue" magazine (it also was the title of a 1941 play by U.S. dramatist William Saroyan). As a noun, "that which possesses beauty," from 1756. House Beautiful is from "Pilgrim's Progress," where it is a proper name of a place. Related: Beautifully.

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Definitions of beautiful from WordNet

beautiful (adj.)
delighting the senses or exciting intellectual or emotional admiration;
a beautiful theory
a beautiful painting
a beautiful child
a beautiful party
beautiful country
beautiful (adj.)
(of weather) highly enjoyable;
what a beautiful day