Word of the Day: Beauty

/byo͞odē/, noun:

1. a combination or aggregate of qualities, such as shape, color, or form, that pleases the aesthetic senses or pleasurably exalts the mind or spirit

A thing of beauty is a joy forever;
Its loveliness increases; it will never
Pass into nothingness but still will keep
A bower quiet for us, and a sleep
Full of sweet dreams, and health, and quiet
Breathing.

John Keats, 1785 – 1821

2. a brilliant, extreme, or egregious example or instance

The best part of beauty is that which no picture can express.” Francis Bacon, 1561 – 1626

3. the quality of being physically attractive; pleasing to the sense of sight

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.” Proverb