part of speech: adjective

inflections: lovelier, loveliest

definition 1: charming or beautiful in appearance.

  • Mom looked lovely in her new dress.

synonyms: beautiful, fair

antonyms: hideous, horrible, monstrous, ugly

definition 2: having a beauty that relates to character rather than to appearance.

  • My grandmother has a lovely spirit.

synonyms: sweet

antonyms: horrible, miserable

derivation: loveliness (n.)