beauty (n)

: the quality present in a thing or person that gives intense pleasure or deep satisfaction to the mind, whether arising from sensory manifestations (shape, colour, sound etc), a meaningful design or pattern or something else (as a personality in which high spiritual qualities are manifest)*

: that quality or characteristic which excites an admiring pleasure, or delights the eye or the aesthetic sense; grace, charm or pleasing excellence^

: a pleasing combination of qualities in a person or object; a particular grace or excellence#

 

 

 

* dictionary.reference.com : 26.01.2016                   ^ Macquarie Dictionary, 1992                  # Chambers’s Twentieth Century Dictionary, 1950

 

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