pulchritude


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Pulchritude \Pul"chri*tude\, n. [L. pulchritudo, fr. pulcher
   beautiful.]
   1. That quality of appearance which pleases the eye; beauty;
      comeliness; grace; loveliness.
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            Piercing our heartes with thy pulchritude. --Court
                                                  of Love.
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   2. Attractive moral excellence; moral beauty.
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            By the pulchritude of their souls make up what is
            wanting in the beauty of their bodies. --Ray.
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