14 Beautiful English Words You Will Definitely Want to Learn
English is a very beautiful language. It’s always nice to learn new interesting words – it’s motivating and challenging at the same time.
This article includes words that either have a wonderful sound or a beautiful meaning. You don’t want to miss those words and make sure to include them in your vocabulary!
- Scintilla (noun)
This is my favourite word which means a “small amount” of something, it’s quite a rare word.
- Felicity (noun)
This beautiful word means happiness, luck, or a condition that produces positive results.
- Umbrella (noun)
I am not the biggest fan of this word, but many of my students love this word ! Umbrella is what you use to cover from rain.
- Lagoon (noun)
Nature is always beautiful and many words describing it are wonderful as well. Lagoon is a shallow body of water separated from a larger body of water by barrier islands or reefs.
- Ripple (noun)
A small wave or series of waves on the surface of water, especially as caused by a slight breeze or an object dropping into it.
- Riparian (adjective)
Riparian describes something that is relating to or situated on the banks of a river.
- Mellifluous (adjective)
The pronunciation of this word speaks for itself. You can use this word when you want to say that something has a pleasant, sweet and flowing sound.
- Labyrinthine (adjective)
This word is used to describe something that has a lot of parts and is therefore confusing.
- Ambiguity (noun)
You can use it when you wish to say that something has more than one possible meaning and therefore may cause confusion.
- Lilac (noun / adjective)
Lilac is a beautiful flower, which also smells good. This word can be used as an adjective, too. In the second case, it denotes that something has a pale pinkish-violet color.
- Luminous (adjective)
If something is luminous it means that it produces or reflects bright light, especially in the dark.
- Halcyon (adjective)
This word is used to describe an idyllic time in the past that is remembered as better than today.
- Reverie (noun)
Reverie is a state of having pleasant dreamlike thoughts; a daydream.
- Eloquence (noun)
The quality of delivering a clear, strong and persuasive message (while speaking or writing).
This is only a small portion of all the amazing words that exist in the English language. Extend this list and find more beautiful words that you like.