There is always another way to say something. This collection of beautiful words is dedicated to you—the reader, the writer, the leader, the poet, the curious and creative—and the wonderful world of words in which you love to dwell.
“Love will heal what language fails to know.” – Eavan Boland
The English language is a mosaic, a coming together of languages around the world, which continue to influence the evolution of the spoken and written word.
As always, enjoy how beautiful words can be and how powerful they can be in creating a life filled with joy, connection, inspiration, and compassion.
Beautiful Words in English, Q-Z
Quest [kwest], noun: Verb: to search or seek (for); pursue. Middle English, Old French and Latin origins.
Quintessential [kwin-tuh–sen-shuh l], adjective:
Ravel [rav–uh l], verb: to tangle or disentangle. Dutch origins.
Redolent [red-l-uh nt], adjective: having a pleasant odor; fragrant. Middle English and Latin origins.
Relish [rel-ish], noun: a pleasing or appetizing flavor. Pleasurable appreciation of anything. Verb: to take pleasure in; enjoy. Middle English origins.
Renaissance [ren-uh–sahns], noun: () he , djective: French and Latin origins.
Rhythmic [rith -mik], adjective: cadence; rhythmical. Noun: Rhythmics. Late Latin and Greek origins.
Sanctuary [sangk-choo-er-ee], noun: a sacred or holy place. Any place of refuge. Middle English and Late Latin origins.
Sapphire [saf-ahyuh r], noun: a Adjective: resembling sapphire; deep blue. Middle English, Latin, Greek and Hebrew origins.
Savor [sey-ver], noun: Verb: Middle English, Old French, Latin and Late Latin origins.
Sempiternal [sem-pi-tur-nl], adjective: everlasting; eternal. Late Middle English and Late Latin origins.
Sentiment [sen-tuh-muh nt], noun: Medieval Latin origins.
Serendipity [ser-uh n-dip-i-tee], noun: finding something nice while looking for something else; the chance occurrence of events in a beneficial way. Good luck; fortune. Middle English, Arab, Old French and Latin origins.
Serenity [suh–ren-i-tee], noun: serene, Late Middle English and Latin origins.
Serpentine [sur-puh n-teen, -tahyn], adjective: of, serpent, Verb: Middle English and Latin origins.
Smile [smahyl], verb: Middle English origins.
Solitude [sol-i-tood, -tyood], noun: seclusion. Middle English, Middle French and Latin origins.
Sonorous [suh–nawr–uh s], adjective: rich and full in sound. Latin origins.
Sublime [suh–blahym], adjective: S Noun: Verb: Latin origins.
Summery [suhm–uh-ree], adjective: of, like, or appropriate for summer. Old English and Middle English origins.
Sumptuous [suhmp-choo-uh s], adjective: Latin origins.
Sunshine [suhn-shahyn], noun: a Adjective: fair-weather. Middle English origins.
Supine [soo-pahyn], adjective: Latin origins.
Surreptitious [sur-uh p-tish–uh s], adjective: Late Middle English and Latin origins.
Susurrous [soo–sur–uh s], adjective: full of whispering or rustling sounds. Latin origins.
Sweetheart [sweet-hahrt], noun: a beloved person. A Middle English origins.
Synchronicity [sing-kruh–nis-i-tee], noun: Medieval Latin and Greek origins.
Tranquility [trang-kwil-i-tee], noun: tranquil;
Ubiquitous [yoo-bik-wi-tuh s], adjective: . Latin origins.
Umbrage [uhm-brij], noun: Late Middle English and Old French.
Velvet [vel-vit], noun: A Adjective: Middle English and Old French origins.
Vespertine [ves-per-tin, -tahyn], adjective:
Vestigial [ve-stij-ee-uh l], adjective: Latin origins.
Wafture [wahf-cher, waf-], noun: the act of wafting (waving; to send or convey lightly). Something wafted (a sound, odor, etc., faintly perceived; light current or gust). Late Middle English, Dutch and Low German origins.
Wanderlust [won-der-luhst], noun: German origins.
Whimsical [hwim-zi-kuh l, wim-], adjective: whimsy . Middle English, Latin and unknown origins.
Wistful [wist-fuh l], adjective:
Wonder [wuhn-der], verb: . Noun:
Zephyr [zef-er], noun: A Old English, Middle English, Latin and Greek origins.
Which words speak to you of beauty and timelessness? If your favorite word (in the Q-Z range) is not listed here, please share yours with me in the comments for all to enjoy.
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What words cannot express, love will always heal.