What is another word for ravishing?

Pronunciation: [ɹˈavɪʃɪŋ] (IPA)

Ravishing is a word used to magnify the beauty of something. However, there are many other words that can be used in place of it. Breathtaking, stunning, splendid, gorgeous, beautiful, and magnificent are all synonyms for ravishing. Each word emphasizes a different aspect of beauty, but all convey a sense of awe-inspiring quality. Mesmerizing, enchanting, and alluring can also be used to describe something captivatingly beautiful. Radiant, dazzling, and resplendent are words that suggest a luminous or gleaming beauty. Yet, all of these words have one thing in common, they signify charm and elegance that leaves the audience stunned and mesmerized.

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What are the opposite words for ravishing?

Ravishing is an adjective that is typically used to describe something or someone that is exceptionally beautiful, attractive, and enchanting. However, there are several antonyms or opposite words for "ravishing" that can be used to describe the opposite features or qualities of objects or personalities. These antonyms include repulsive, unattractive, dull, plain, and homely. Repulsive refers to something or someone that is extremely unpleasant and disgusting, while unattractive means something or someone that is not appealing or attractive. Dull describes a lack of brightness or interesting features, and plain refers to something that is simple and unremarkable. Homely means having a plain or unattractive appearance, especially referring to a person's face.

Usage examples for Ravishing

True, but the old one knew of some ravishing creature surely who would respond to the delicate attentions of a lonely exile.
William McFee
Her response was ravishing.
William McFee
It was ravishing, a ring like that.
William McFee

Famous quotes with Ravishing

  • She made a ravishing corpse.
    Ronald Firbank
  • I don't think I was ravishing, but I think I was pretty.
    Tina Louise
  • Oh, what a dear ravishing thing is the beginning of an Amour
    Aphra Behn
  • O comfortable allurement, O ravishing persuasion to deal with a science whose subject is so ancient, so pure, so excellent, so surrounding all creatures, so used of the almighty and incomprehensible wisdom of the Creator, in distinct creation of all creatures: in all their distinct parts, properties, natures, and virtues, by order, and most absolute number, brought from nothing to the formality of their being and state.
    John Dee
  • Language, he understood, was chiefly important for the beauty of its sounds, by its possession of words resonant, glorious to the ear, by its capacity, when- exquisitely arranged, of suggesting wonderful and indefinable impressions, perhaps more ravishing and farther removed from the domain of strict thought than the impressions excited by music itself.
    Arthur Machen

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