Definitions and Examples of beautiful, attractive, lovely
Learn when and how to use these words with these examples!
Having qualities that delight or appeal to the senses, especially sight.
The sunset was so beautiful that it took our breath away.
Appealing or pleasing to the senses, especially sight.
The new dress she bought was so attractive that everyone complimented her on it.
Exquisitely beautiful or charming.
The garden was filled with lovely flowers that smelled wonderful.
Key Differences: beautiful vs attractive vs lovely
- 1Beautiful is a general term that describes something that is pleasing to the senses.
- 2Attractive is a more specific term that describes something that is appealing or draws attention.
- 3Lovely is a term that describes something that is exquisitely beautiful or charming.
Effective Usage of beautiful, attractive, lovely
- 1Describing People: Use these antonyms to describe people who are attractive or beautiful.
- 2Describing Places: Use these antonyms to describe places that are beautiful or lovely.
- 3Describing Things: Use these antonyms to describe things that are beautiful or attractive.
The antonyms have distinct nuances: Beautiful is a general term, attractive is more specific, and lovely describes something exquisitely beautiful or charming. Use these words to describe people, places, and things that are pleasing or appealing to the senses.