Today’s word of the day is ‘statuesque.’ Let us understand more about this word.
statuesque [stach-oo-esk ]
What is this word’s grammar?
The word is an adjective, i.e., it adds more information about the noun.
1. A tall woman
2. A graceful woman
How is the word pronounced in popular languages?
1. Hindi – Sudaul
2. Spanish – Estatuaria (feminine) and Estatuario (masculine)
3. French – Sculpturale (feminine) and Sculptural (masculine)
4. Mandarin – Diāoxiàng bān de
How to use this word in a sentence?
1. A girl who tries to be statuesque at sea—that will act on one’s nerves!’
2. He stopped short in his tracks and stood immovable, statuesque, listening.
3. She was thought a good match for me, and all that sort of thing, you know, but she was too statuesque.
4. But the Colonel remained motionless and statuesque, with folded arms.
5. Opaque and statuesque stood the figure of the baronet behind them.
What are some synonyms of the word of the day?
Some synonyms of the word are:
Beautiful, graceful, majestic, trim, well-proportioned, imposing, grand, regal, stately, trim, lovely, good-looking, ravishing, exquisite, fascinating, elegant, alluring, appealing, foxy, stunning, dazzling, beauteous, etc.
What are some antonyms of the word of the day?
Some antonyms of the word of the day are:
Short, small, dreadful, disgusting, ugly, unappealing, awful, hideous, etc.
With ‘Broadcast News,’ it became a non-issue, and with ‘The Piano,’ it became a non-issue. Both parts were written for more statuesque women. It was nice to change people’s minds about that, because that’s neither here nor there.
Your morning Tinkerbell is statuesque. pic.twitter.com/ljOAgGlvyi
— Seanan McGuire (@seananmcguire) October 15, 2020
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