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Definition of "comeliness" [come•li•ness]

  • Beauty, attractiveness (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "comeliness" in a sentence
  • "So, were not the beard even as the tresses in comeliness, it had not been coupled with them, O silly!"
  • "There was not much of "comeliness" in the "marred face" of an unresenting Christ, but how fascinating the autocratic, prophet-painted, empire-inscribed pose of Redemption's Champion, clad in ermine of final decree, alternately welcoming his ancient "Elect," and with awful leftward gesture upon countless millions pronouncing the changeless judgment of "Depart.""
  • "Florian could trace home to this point a pervading preference in himself for a kind of comeliness and dignity, an urbanity literally, in modes of life, which he connected with the pale [177] people of towns, and which made him susceptible to a kind of exquisite satisfaction in the trimness and well-considered grace of certain things and persons he afterwards met with, here and there, in his way through the world."