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How To Spell “Beautiful” Correctly

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We go over all things beautiful, including its correct spelling, synonyms, antonyms, and even tips that’ll help you remember how to spell “beautiful.”

We go over how to spell beautiful as well as other words for beautiful.
Many people find spelling the word “beautiful” tricky, but we’re here to help.
What Is the Right Spelling of “Beautiful”?

The correct spelling of beautiful is b-e-a-u-t-i-f-u-l.

  • We had a beautiful wedding off the coast of Italy.

Beautifull, beutiful, butiful, beautiful, and beutifull are incorrect spellings.

How Do You Spell “Beautiful” Correctly?

The only correct spelling of beautiful is b-e-a-u-t-i-f-u-l.

An easy trick that can help you remember how to always spell beautiful correctly is to keep this famous Jim Carrey line in mind:

Do you ever use this trick to help you spell “beautiful” correctly?

All you have to do is break the word down into four parts as he does: b-e-a-utiful.

We’ve covered spelling, so let’s go over what beautiful means and its synonyms and antonyms.

What Does “Beautiful” Mean?

Beautiful is an adjective that means “pleasing the senses or mind aesthetically,” or “having qualities of beauty.”

We stayed longer than we planned because the firework show was just too beautiful to miss.

The word beauty (“qualities that pleases the aesthetic sense”) also has a similar spelling.

Her beauty was mesmerizing.

“Beaut” is used informally to describe a beautiful or fine example of something.

Wow! That car is a beaut.

Other Words for “Beautiful”

Although there’s nothing wrong with the word beautiful, you should be aware that it’s used quite often (especially after words like very and really). If you want to add variation to your vocabulary, try using any of the following beautiful synonyms:

1. Gorgeous

He was awed by her beautiful ensemble.
He was awed by her gorgeous ensemble.

2. Stunning

The view of the ocean was absolutely beautiful.
The view of the ocean was absolutely stunning.

3. Ravishing

I was looking for the most beautiful dress I could find.
I was looking for the most ravishing dress I could find.

4. Alluring

He had a beautiful look to him.
He had an alluring look to him.

5. Captivating

Wow! You look beautiful.
Wow! You look captivating.

6. Radiant

You have a beautiful smile.
You have a radiant smile.

7. Exquisite

It was a beautiful evening.
It was an exquisite evening.

8. Mesmerizing

I had never seen anything so beautiful.
I had never seen anything so mesmerizing.
Do you now know how to spell beautiful?
The word “beautiful” is an adjective, meaning it modifies or describes a noun. 

“Beautiful” Antonyms

In case you’re curious, beautiful has some antonyms (words with opposite meanings), too.

1. Ugly

Everything they had in the store was ugly, so I left.

2. Unattractive

She was unattractive. Not because she wasn’t pretty, but because she was mean.

3. Repulsive

The way the situation was handled was repulsive.

4. Unsightly

It had an unsightly view, so we asked for another room.

5. Hideous

I had to tell him the truth; the sweatshirt was hideous!

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