shapeliness

  • 1 Shapeliness — Shape li*ness, n. The quality or state of being shapely. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 shapeliness — shapely ► ADJECTIVE (shapelier, shapeliest) ▪ having an attractive or well proportioned shape. DERIVATIVES shapeliness noun …

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  • 3 shapeliness — noun see shapely …

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  • 4 shapeliness — See shapely. * * * …

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  • 5 shapeliness — noun a) The property of being shapely. b) The result or product of being shapely …

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  • 6 shapeliness — shape·li·ness || ʃeɪplɪnɪs n. quality or state of having an attractive form or shape …

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  • 7 shapeliness — shape·li·ness …

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  • 8 shapeliness — See: shapely …

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  • 9 shapeliness — noun the quality of having a well rounded body • Syn: ↑curvaceousness, ↑voluptuousness • Derivationally related forms: ↑voluptuous (for: ↑voluptuousness), ↑shapely, ↑curvaceous …

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  • 10 shapely — shapeliness, n. /shayp lee/, adj., shapelier, shapeliest. having a pleasing shape, esp. with reference to a woman s figure. [1325 75; SHAPE + LY; r. ME shaply, schaply; cf. OE gesceaplice (adv.) fitly] * * * …

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  • 11 beauty — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Quality that arouses pleasure Nouns 1. beauty, the beautiful; form, elegance, grace, charm, beauty unadorned; symmetry; loveliness, attractiveness, comeliness, fairness, pulchritude, good looks, body… …

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  • 12 symmetry — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Regularity of form Nouns symmetry, proportion, balance, parallelism; uniformity, correspondence, congruity, regularity, regular arrangement; order, harmony, eurythmy; shapeliness, form, beauty,… …

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  • 13 curvaceousness — noun the quality of having a well rounded body • Syn: ↑shapeliness, ↑voluptuousness • Derivationally related forms: ↑voluptuous (for: ↑voluptuousness), ↑shapely (for …

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  • 14 voluptuousness — noun 1. the quality of having a well rounded body • Syn: ↑curvaceousness, ↑shapeliness • Derivationally related forms: ↑voluptuous, ↑shapely (for: ↑shapeliness), ↑curvaceous …

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  • 15 Bad form — Form Form (f[=o]rm; in senses 8 & 9, often f[=o]rm in England), n. [OE. & F. forme, fr. L. forma; cf. Skr. dhariman. Cf. {Firm}.] 1. The shape and structure of anything, as distinguished from the material of which it is composed; particular… …

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  • 16 Form — (f[=o]rm; in senses 8 & 9, often f[=o]rm in England), n. [OE. & F. forme, fr. L. forma; cf. Skr. dhariman. Cf. {Firm}.] 1. The shape and structure of anything, as distinguished from the material of which it is composed; particular disposition or… …

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  • 17 Good form — Form Form (f[=o]rm; in senses 8 & 9, often f[=o]rm in England), n. [OE. & F. forme, fr. L. forma; cf. Skr. dhariman. Cf. {Firm}.] 1. The shape and structure of anything, as distinguished from the material of which it is composed; particular… …

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  • 18 Slouching — Slouch ing, a. Hanging down at the side; limp; drooping; without firmness or shapeliness; moving in an ungainly manner. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 19 shapely — adjective (shapelier; est) Date: 14th century 1. having a regular or pleasing shape 2. orderly and consistent in arrangement or plan < shapely essays > • shapeliness noun …

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  • 20 statuesque — adjective Date: 1834 resembling a statue especially in dignity, shapeliness, or stillness; especially having a tall and shapely form < a statuesque actress > • statuesquely adverb …

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