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Synonyms for picturesque
ˌpɪk tʃəˈrɛskpic·turesque

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. picturesque

    The definition of beauty, "perfection of form," is a good key to the meaning of beautiful, if we understand "form" in its widest sense. There must also be harmony and unity, and in human beings spiritual loveliness, to constitute an object or a person really beautiful. Thus, we speak of a beautiful landscape, a beautiful poem. But beautiful implies also, in concrete objects, softness of outline and delicacy of mold; it is opposed to all that is hard and rugged, hence we say a beautiful woman, but not a beautiful man. Beautiful has the further limit of not transcending our powers of appreciation. Pretty expresses in a far less degree that which is pleasing to a refined taste in objects comparatively small, slight, and dainty; as, a pretty bonnet; a pretty girl. That is handsome which is not only superficially pleasing, but well and harmoniously proportioned, with usually the added idea that it is made so by art, breeding, or training; as, a handsome horse; a handsome house. Handsome is a term far inferior to beautiful; we may even say a handsome villain. Fair denotes what is bright, smooth, clear, and without blemish; as, a fair face. The word applies wholly to what is superficial; we can say "fair, yet false." In a specific sense, fair has the sense of blond, as opposed to dark or brunette. One who possesses vivacity, wit, good nature, or other pleasing qualities may be attractive without beauty. Comely denotes an aspect that is smooth, genial, and wholesome, with a certain fulness of contour and pleasing symmetry, tho falling short of the beautiful; as, a comely matron. That is picturesque which would make a striking picture.

    Synonyms:
    attractive, beauteous, beautiful, bewitching, bonny, charming, comely, delightful, elegant, exquisite, fair, fine, graceful, handsome, lovely, pretty

    Antonyms:
    awkward, clumsy, deformed, disgusting, frightful, ghastly, grim, grisly, grotesque, hideous, horrid, odious, repulsive, shocking, ugly, unattractive, uncouth, ungainly, unlovely, unpleasant

    Preposition:
    Beautiful to the eye; beautiful in appearance, in spirit; "beautiful for situation," Ps. xlviii, 2; beautiful of aspect, of its kind.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. picturesque

    Synonyms:
    comely, seemly, graceful, scenic, artistic, pictorial, graphic

    Antonyms:
    unseemly, uncouth, rude, unpicturesque, beautiless, flat, tame, monotonous, dead

Princeton's WordNet

  1. picturesqueadjective

    suggesting or suitable for a picture; pretty as a picture

    "a picturesque village"

    Antonyms:
    colorless, ugly, colourless

  2. picturesqueadjective

    strikingly expressive

    "a picturesque description of the rainforest"

    Antonyms:
    ugly, colourless, colorless

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. picturesqueadjective

    Synonyms:
    beautiful (as a scene in a picture), graphic

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "picturesque":

    scenic, colourful, quaint, colorful

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#9412charming
#10207colorful
#12059handsome
#12582delightful
#13127exquisite
#18571pictorial
#19317picturesque
#19860graceful
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#24836quaint
#42568bonny
#80929comely
#85010bewitching
#103448beauteous
#168275seemly

How to use picturesque in a sentence?

  1. Lissa Poirot:

    When choosing the top family-friendly beaches, we consider a number of factors -- it's not just beautiful sands and picturesque views.

  2. Jim Sells:

    It's a great picturesque little town, this is a bargain price.

  3. Chris Thompson:

    From picturesque lakes and lush forests to historical monuments and rugged landscapes, the National Parks provide an unforgettable experience for every type of traveler. we want travelers from all over the world to expand their view of United States beyond our bustling urban environments and really become synonymous with natural beauty, rich history and breaking adventure.

  4. Mayor Antonino Camarda:

    We have a huge architectural heritage to rescue, packed with history, over time, too many people have left, leaving behind a bunch of old, picturesque houses, many even dating back to the Renaissance.

  5. Friedrich Nietzsche:

    At the bottom every man knows well enough that he is a unique human being, only once on this earth; and by no extraordinary chance will such a marvelously picturesque piece of diversity in unity as he is, ever be put together a second time.

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