picturesqueness
noun see picturesque

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • picturesqueness — picturesque ► ADJECTIVE ▪ visually attractive in a quaint or charming manner. DERIVATIVES picturesquely adverb picturesqueness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • Picturesqueness — Picturesque Pic tur*esque , a. [It. pittoresco: cf. F. pittoresque. See {Pictorial}.] Forming, or fitted to form, a good or pleasing picture; representing with the clearness or ideal beauty appropriate to a picture; expressing that peculiar kind… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • picturesqueness — See picturesquely. * * * …   Universalium

  • picturesqueness — noun The condition of being picturesque …   Wiktionary

  • picturesqueness — pɪktʃə resknɪs n. resemblance to a picture, attractiveness, beautifulness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • picturesqueness — pic·tur·esque·ness …   English syllables

  • picturesqueness — noun 1. the quality of being strikingly expressive or vivid • Derivationally related forms: ↑picturesque • Hypernyms: ↑expressiveness 2. visually vivid and pleasing • Derivationally related forms: ↑picturesque …   Useful english dictionary

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  • picturesque — adjective Etymology: French & Italian; French pittoresque, from Italian pittoresco, from pittore painter, from Latin pictor, from pingere Date: 1703 1. a. resembling a picture ; suggesting a painted scene b. charming or quaint in appearance 2.… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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