Talk:pulchritude

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Where's the proof that this word means "attractive moral excellence"? I've never heard that before, and my check of dictionary.com doesn't support that definition either.

  1. Attractive moral excellence.

As per anon on talk page. DAVilla 03:54, 13 October 2006 (UTC)

Removed disputed sense. Andrew massyn 19:21, 17 November 2006 (UTC)


Rare ?[edit]

Perhaps the "rare" tag applied originally to the above usage which failed verification, but most people who have ever studied Latin (even at elementary level) must know the word 'pulchritude means "beauty" -- or is it the case that those of us who remember even a smattering of Latin are becoming "rare"?

(note written after removing "rare" tag from main definition.)
"Rare" means that one is unlikely to meet the word in regular reading.
Perhaps (uncommon) would be appropriate? Dbfirs 07:06, 2 April 2008 (UTC)