Gorgeousness
Gorgeous Gor"geous, a. [OF. gorgias beautiful, glorious, vain, luxurious; cf. OF. gorgias ruff, neck handkerchief, and F. gorge throat, and se pengorger to assume airs. Cf. {Gorge}, n.] Imposing through splendid or various colors; showy; fine; magnificent. [1913 Webster]

Cloud-land, gorgeous land. --Coleridge. [1913 Webster]

Gorgeous as the sun at midsummer. --Shak. -- {Gor"geous*ly}, adv. -- {Gor"geous*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • gorgeousness — noun see gorgeous …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • gorgeousness — n. magnificence; gloriousness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • gorgeousness — gor·geous·ness …   English syllables

  • gorgeousness — noun ( es) : the quality or state of being gorgeous …   Useful english dictionary

  • gorgeousness\ and\ gorgeousity — (adj, n)A way to describe something that is visually perfect. The sunset was just gorgeousness and gorgeousity, filled with reds and purples …   Dictionary of american slang

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