Have you ever been in the middle of reading and suddenly discovered a word so beautiful you just had to make a note of it? Whether it’s in sound or meaning, the English language is full of beautiful words, many of which we as writers go out of our way to include in stories or poetry to add that special artistic touch to our work. But do you ever wonder what the most beautiful words in the English language are?
Fortunately for the curious among us, someone else has already had the same idea! Dictionary writer and poet Robert Beard has compiled a list of what he believes to be the 100 most beautiful words in English. See how many of these you know and/or want to work into your stories/poetry! Enjoy!
Do you agree with the list of the most beautiful words in English? What are your favorite words from this list? What other words would you include?