–noun, plural -ties.
1. the quality present in a thing or person that gives intense pleasure or deep satisfaction to the
mind, whether arising from sensory manifestations (as shape, color, sound, etc.), a meaningful design or pattern, or something else (as a personality in which high spiritual qualities are manifest).
1225–75; Middle English be ( a ) ute < Old French beaute; replacing Middle English bealte < Old French beltet < Vulgar Latin *bellitāt- (stem of *bellitās ), equivalent to Latin bell ( us ) fine + -itāt- -ity
Synonyms: 1. loveliness, pulchritude, comeliness, fairness, attractiveness. 2. belle. Antonyms: 1. ugliness.