While English doesn’t sound as romantic as Latin or French, there are certain words in the English language that are beautiful. These beautiful words don’t necessarily have a beautiful definition, but they absolutely leave you thinking about the beauty of the language after you say the word.
Each of these beautiful words in the English language has the meaning below them. They vary in verbs, adjectives, or nouns. Hopefully, this list of beautiful words can help you increase your vocabulary or at least provide you a pleasing word to introduce into your daily rapport.
Beautiful Words List
a strong desire to achieve something high or great.
a group having a common nature or origin.
relating to or typical of rural life.
relating to or typical of rural life.
an act of dallying.
neat and trim in appearance.
incapable of being intimidated or subdued.
manorial land actually possessed by the lord and not held by tenants.
affectedly modest, reserved, or serious.
to long or hope for : exhibit or feel desire for.
sweet to the taste.
the quality of lively or enthusiastic expression of thoughts or feelings.
having the property of forming bubbles : marked by or producing effervescence.
marked by high spirits.
refined grace or dignified propriety.
discourse marked by force and persuasiveness.
to impart boldness or courage to : to instill with boldness, courage, or resolution enough to overcome timidity or misgiving.
lasting a very short time.
a feeling of well-being or elation.
a refraining from the enforcement of something (such as a debt, right, or obligation) that is due.
having qualities that discourage approach or attack.
lasting a short time
tending to associate with others of one’s kind.
having agreement among musical components : musically concordant.
to supply or brighten with light.
notably or brilliantly outstanding because of dignity or achievements or actions.
an overlapping of edges (as of tiles or scales).
a nook by a large open fireplace.
a precious stone.
feeling or expressing great joy.
the ideal of physical and moral beauty especially as conceived by the philosophers of classical Greece.
weakness or weariness of body or mind.
expending or bestowing profusely.
the state of being infatuated or obsessed with another person, typically experienced involuntarily and characterized by a strong desire for reciprocation of one’s feelings but not primarily for a sexual relationship.
an intense feeling of deep affection.
the quality of being magnificent.
having or showing impressive beauty or dignity.
hopeful and confident about the future.
great wealth or luxuriousness.
a fact or situation that is observed to exist or happen, especially one whose cause or explanation is in question.
a large or excessive amount of (something).
in its original condition; unspoiled.
attractively unusual or old-fashioned.
the most perfect or typical example of a quality or class.
enjoy oneself in a lively and noisy way, especially with drinking and dancing.
an improvement in the condition or strength of something.
a small wave or series of waves on the surface of water, especially as caused by an object dropping into it or a slight breeze.
eternal and unchanging; everlasting.
the occurrence and development of events by chance in a happy or beneficial way.
the state of being calm, peaceful, and untroubled.
free from pretense or deceit; proceeding from genuine feelings.
comfort or consolation in a time of distress or sadness.
of such excellence, grandeur, or beauty as to inspire great admiration or awe.
characteristic of or suitable for summer.
splendid and expensive-looking.
the quality or state of being tranquil; calm.
the state or fact of lasting only for a short time; transitory nature.
having no parallel or equal; exceptional.
sad or miserable in appearance.
amusingly unconventional and idiosyncratic.
Common questions asked by English word seekers.
Is love the most beautiful English word?
In terms of its meaning, the word love absolutely is.
Which words have beautiful meanings?
Many of the words in this list have beautiful meanings. For example, Sublime, Solace, Serenity.
Is the English word meaning on each of these words the only definition?
No. We have selected the one that helps explain the word the most. But some words can be used as adjectives, nouns, or verbs. And that changes their definition in English.
Why is English not the most beautiful language?
It would be difficult to say it is not a beautiful language. But take one of the words above and translate the word to the Latin word, Greek word, or French word. Then listen to how it is pronounced. You can do this using Google Translate. You will be able to hear how the English version of the word sounds less appealing than the others.