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Synonyms for cosmetic
kɒzˈmɛt ɪk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cosmetic(adj)

    a toiletry designed to beautify the body

    Antonyms:
    functional, unaesthetic, inaesthetic

  2. cosmetic, decorative, ornamental(adj)

    serving an esthetic rather than a useful purpose

    "cosmetic fenders on cars"; "the buildings were utilitarian rather than decorative"

    Synonyms:
    ornamental, decorative, enhancive

    Antonyms:
    functional, unaesthetic, inaesthetic

  3. cosmetic, enhancive(adj)

    serving an aesthetic purpose in beautifying the body

    "cosmetic surgery"; "enhansive makeup"

    Synonyms:
    augmentative, ornamental, decorative, enhancive

    Antonyms:
    functional, unaesthetic, inaesthetic

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    cosmetics, aesthetic, superficial, aesthetics

How to pronounce cosmetic?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say cosmetic in sign language?

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#6756cosmetics
#6876decorative
#13579aesthetic
#17976aesthetics
#19659ornamental
#19703superficial
#91314augmentative

How to use cosmetic in a sentence?

  1. Anees Chagpar:

    When patients opt for immediate reconstruction, the cosmetic results tend to be superior, as a skin-sparing procedure is performed which preserves the skin envelope and the shape for the plastic surgeons to fill, for some women, there is also the psychological advantage of never being completely flat, which is important for their body image and feeling of femininity.

  2. Anton Chekhov:

    A writer is not a confectioner, a cosmetic dealer, or an entertainer. He is a man who has signed a contract with his conscious and his sense of duty.

  3. Clare Hennigan:

    Mascara is still the most used color cosmetic product. But we have seen a stagnation in mascara sales as false lashes become very popular, there's a two-part story to this.

  4. Stephen Dillard:

    The issues they have are cosmetic and aesthetic, those can be treated, but it's not toxic.

  5. Lesley Holroyd:

    I am female, I am biologically female, and it really upsets me... I don't care if [ my surgery ] was cosmetic. I'm glad it was. Because I want to, when I look at my body I want to identify with it as my gender.


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