Gorgeous vs Elegance - What's the difference?

gorgeous | elegance |

As an adjective gorgeous

is (of a person or place) very beautiful.

As a noun elegance is





(en adjective)
  • (of a person or place) very beautiful.
  • All the contest judges agreed that Brigitt was absolutely gorgeous .
    The sunsets in Hawaii are gorgeous .
  • (rare) Very enjoyable, pleasant, tasty etc.
  • Israeli hummus is absolutely gorgeous .


    * See also

    Derived terms

    * gorgeously * gorgeousness

    See also

    * gorge



  • Grace, refinement, and beauty in movement, appearance, or manners
  • The bride was elegance personified.
  • Restraint and grace of style
  • The simple dress had a quiet elegance .
  • The beauty of an idea characterized by minimalism and intuitiveness while preserving exactness and precision
  • The proof of the theorem had a pleasing elegance .
  • (countable) A refinement or luxury
  • * {{quote-book, year=1852, author=Various, title=Young Americans Abroad, chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage=As to the comforts and elegances of life, we have enough of them for our good. }}
  • * {{quote-book, year=1881, author=Isaac D'Israeli, title=Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 1, chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage=At Rome, when Sallust was the fashionable writer, short sentences, uncommon words, and an obscure brevity, were affected as so many elegances . }}
  • * {{quote-book, year=1909, author=E. Phillips Oppenheim, title=The Governors, chapter=10, edition= citation
  • , passage=Phineas Duge