When hearing the word beauty, what is the first thing that comes to mind ?

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  1. twilanelson profile image61
    twilanelsonposted 7 years ago

    When hearing the word beauty, what is the first thing that comes to mind ?

    I was relaxing, sort of meditating today, just watching the trees gracefully swaying in the wind, I noticed real beauty.  I see beauty in nature and natural things, I see beauty in graceful lines and art.  Where do you see beauty ? And, when you hear the word beauty, what is the first thing that comes to mind ?

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      Linda Stormposted 9 months agoin reply to this

      I see my daughters

  2. tsmog profile image80
    tsmogposted 7 years ago

    the first thing that comes to mind is 'black' I don't know what that means regarding word association but it is the tying of black to beauty as in the horse or book.

  3. ChristineVianello profile image61
    ChristineVianelloposted 7 years ago

    The first thought that came into my mind when I looked at this question was my mom. She is what the word beauty stands for. I promise when you look into my mothers eye you will find out what beauty is.

  4. RedxVelvet profile image60
    RedxVelvetposted 7 years ago

    Beauty to me lies in the satin cold of the stones perched about a graveyard.  Beauty as well as history.  Victorian tombstones, tall statues that guard the not-so-active residents of the area...

  5. CeresTine profile image60
    CeresTineposted 7 years ago

    Serenity. When a person or place exudes a feeling of serenity, inner beauty can be visible to the eye.

  6. Jessicablox profile image44
    Jessicabloxposted 7 years ago

    A place with fresh air.,. without any tension..

  7. lydocia profile image84
    lydociaposted 7 years ago

    A blank canvas.

    This may sound more poetic than it is, but when I heard the word beauty, I see nothing. At first. And then my imagination slowly fills it with images of people or things I think are beautiful.

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    Kieran Gracieposted 7 years ago

    Pleasure.  Any thing, place, person, situation can be beautiful and there is no clear definition of why you find them beautiful.  All I know is that, when seeing or touching or hearing something I find beautiful I feel intense pleasure.  Hearing the word 'beauty' always, even fleetingly, gives me pleasure.

  9. rikabothra profile image60
    rikabothraposted 7 years ago

    When I hear the word beauty, the first that comes to my mind is the 'soul'. Each and every soul is beautiful.

  10. iviskei profile image73
    iviskeiposted 7 years ago

    I think of Oguni, Yamagata, Japan. To me, that is the most beautiful place in the world. The fog sets in at night, and reflects the most intriguing colors as the sun rises at dawn. Everything is so green in the mountain and mirrors so nicely in the river. At night it is so calm and the frogs sing all night long. I am such a city girl, but that few months in the country was lovely~

  11. jwood00 profile image72
    jwood00posted 7 years ago

    Hubble images of the universe

    the Arthur Ravenel bridge in Charleston, SC

    the Sangre de Cristo mountains in NM

    the ocean

  12. FacebookPokerChip profile image65
    FacebookPokerChipposted 7 years ago

    nature, absence of human beings and society..

  13. edhan profile image61
    edhanposted 7 years ago

    PEACE.

    It means quietness and relaxation of comfort position. It will be imaginary of beautiful white cloud with formation of animals showing peace of togetherness.

    That is what I get when doing meditation.

    I feel the air fresher as each breath being taken. Quietness in the surrounding that gives me the peace and relaxation.

    So, it is the peace that will be in mind when the word beauty is said.

  14. cejae profile image61
    cejaeposted 7 years ago

    An early morning rose just opening to the world and touched with a drop of dew

  15. onegoodwoman profile image72
    onegoodwomanposted 7 years ago

    The romance, hidden behind the obivious.........


    My Grandmother's touch.......


    The softness of her work weary hands across my face.

    closing my eyes, and drifting backwards................I feel their softness, I see the headboard of her bed................a woman's intimate place.........showcasing the simple things that are important to her.............the softness of her bed covers......letting no man soil or displace them, not even her own revered husband.   There is  a man's world and then there is a woman's......even in her defined world, she drew the boundary, giving my Grandpa his due, and accepting her own just worth.






    Her face was wrinkled, even at our first meeting, when I was but very, very young, the lines  that greated me, she did not expect me to change........her hardships had begun to make their way across her face...they were etched there, before my coming, she accepted this......
    to her children, it may haved seemed, easy, soft,  or stern and demanding, there for the taking..........to my own eyes..............her face...........was kindness, understanding, forgiveness...............welcoming...............home




    My Grandmother's face....................soft, kind, forgiving, welcoming.....................20t years later..................I can still see it, aspire to it.....want to be it........................I remember, how and  when she told me,     .........every wrinkle is a place where a smile has been..................she was very wrinkled, but she was so  soft to the touch..desite her very hard working hands.   Closing my eyes, relaxing my mind..........I can FEEL her touch........I CAN smell her scent............


    To linger on..........THAT is beauty.


    beauty is NOT about eye shadow, liner or lipstick................laidies, you need to know this...........beauty is about welcoming others and  the kindness you show them...........

  16. TKLMommy profile image60
    TKLMommyposted 7 years ago

    My three beautiful daughters! They are my life!

  17. JasonStroth profile image57
    JasonStrothposted 7 years ago

    The first thing that always came to my mind is "Woman". Maybe because this word is always associated to them.

  18. Devika12 profile image60
    Devika12posted 7 years ago

    The first thing that comes to my mind is a woman with a beautiful soul, a happiness-spreading woman!!

  19. Borsia profile image43
    Borsiaposted 7 years ago

    I think about an evening in 1986. I was standing on the beach where I lived in So. Cal surf fishing and the sun had dropped to the point where it was just a orange / purple ball sinking into the sea. Two dolphins leaped in perfect synchronicity forming parentheses on either side of the sun.
    But I see great beauty in so many things it is hard to say that one is somehow better than another.

  20. csalang profile image59
    csalangposted 7 years ago

    To be honest, I think about the first unattractive thing that come to mind. And then I would stew about why it is unattractive until I figure out why, then conclude afterwards that it was silly of myself to have made that judgement in the first place, because it was an attractive thing/person/object all along. I think that's how prejudice starts when you assume that something is not attractive right off the bat without reason.

  21. melodyts profile image60
    melodytsposted 7 years ago

    For me beauty is something that brings happiness, relaxation and comfort like nature, persons or things. Something that makes me smile too and make me think that life is truly awesome and amazing.

  22. cre8ivOne profile image75
    cre8ivOneposted 7 years ago

    There are many different things I think of when I think of beauty.  Of course outer physical beauty is easy to recognize but I also see beauty in nature: the way a butterfly flitters about the flowers, or waves crashing against a shoreline.  Beauty also comes out in baby's smiles and a delicious home cooked meal.  So, for me, beauty is like a tree with many branches extending into several different directions.

  23. PositiveChristian profile image61
    PositiveChristianposted 7 years ago

    The first that that comes into my mind is my beautiful wife and then my sweet little daughter.

  24. mcgreg28 profile image61
    mcgreg28posted 7 years ago

    The first thought that came to mind was of myself

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    MOlmsteadposted 7 years ago

    The first thing that comes to mind when I think of the word beauty is a multicolored, vibrant field of poppies, and wild flowers in late spring. There's something innately, and uniquely beautiful about nature.

  26. whiplashinfo profile image60
    whiplashinfoposted 7 years ago

    For me its the sunrise. Its remind me of the new to discover life's reality.

  27. SummerSurf profile image60
    SummerSurfposted 7 years ago

    The ocean comes to mind.  Typically a scene from nature is beauty defined.

  28. bethperry profile image90
    bethperryposted 7 years ago

    The first thing that comes to my mind on hearing that word are memories of my children when they were babies.

  29. mvillecat profile image77
    mvillecatposted 7 years ago

    The word beauty brings to mind a field of sunflowers in France.

  30. arksys profile image88
    arksysposted 7 years ago

    first thing in my head ... a woman.
    second thing ... everything about nature.

  31. LittleStash profile image67
    LittleStashposted 7 years ago

    I closed my eyes, and found that my answer is "the peace that comes from within when one is satisfied."  It might not always be my answer, depending on the moment.  Sometimes, it could be a perfectly caught "Hail Mary" pass.

  32. Obsidian Drift profile image76
    Obsidian Driftposted 7 years ago

    Transcendence; the state of being beyond the realm of what we can feel with our immediate senses. The feeling of complete peace and calmness inside myself and with the environment around me. Beauty lies in moments, in memories, in scents, and in sounds. It lies in the details, the small things in life often over looked in our busy day to day lives. Beauty can be found in everything from nature, to people, to the strange. Beauty is what happens when we open ourselves up to the world and allow for all miracles and possibilities to be experienced.

  33. rembrandz profile image84
    rembrandzposted 7 years ago

    Green pastures is what comes to mind on hearing the word "beauty".

  34. KateWest profile image73
    KateWestposted 7 years ago

    Being in love - because then you are acutely aware of the true beauty of an individual.

  35. rivertexas profile image58
    rivertexasposted 7 years ago

    the thing that come to my mind is attraction

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  36. ligiaogl profile image60
    ligiaoglposted 7 years ago

    My life, and how beauty is all around me, in every way possible!

  37. mayemerald profile image60
    mayemeraldposted 7 years ago

    you can't find the real beauty by just looking...look inside the heart and you'll surely find it.

  38. xXSweetiXx profile image60
    xXSweetiXxposted 7 years ago

    Beauty lies deep within the soul, creating unique perception into the world which we dwell.

  39. Loveslove profile image60
    Lovesloveposted 7 years ago

    MY life...everything about my life is beautiful.....nothing I want to change

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    Tanmoy Acharyaposted 7 years ago

    If I hear the word beauty,the first thing that come comes to my mind is a word: "Freedom"!

  41. randomizing profile image84
    randomizingposted 7 years ago

    the first word is NATURAL... i think its all about being yourself and nobody else

  42. mottiandbander profile image68
    mottiandbanderposted 7 years ago

    I don't know what is the mean of beauty.I just know i said to my motti that she has a very beautiful foot and that comes to my mind first.

  43. Finn mac Faelan profile image60
    Finn mac Faelanposted 7 years ago

    Concerning physical beauty, the first thing that comes to mind is a life being lived center stage. The spotlight always being on. Some people crave this kind of attention, others don't.

  44. suzettenaples profile image88
    suzettenaplesposted 7 years ago

    Watching dolphins in the Gulf of Mexico.

  45. piapaw profile image56
    piapawposted 7 years ago

    Intelligence, is the first thing that comes to my mind, upon hearing the word Beauty.

  46. sanathara profile image60
    sanatharaposted 7 years ago

    'Beauty lies in the eyes of beholder' that's what comes to my mind first when I hear the word 'Beauty'.so, the definition and perception of beauty differs from person to person. I feel that if you are a positive and cheerful person yourself then you feel the beauty of other things.

  47. rick combe profile image82
    rick combeposted 7 years ago

    palm trees in front of mountains and a big, big sky

  48. Amandamay714 profile image59
    Amandamay714posted 7 years ago

    Healthy and content, being in harmony with the flow of life and the universe.  Graceful motions and emotions about oneself and others.

  49. MummyTales profile image60
    MummyTalesposted 7 years ago

    My daughter.
    I have called her my Little Beauty since she was born 3 months ago. It is a saying in Australia "You little beauty!" whenever something REALLY good has just happened in your life.

  50. karen2rod profile image60
    karen2rodposted 7 years ago

    My beach-house in Goa, India. Just in the lap of mother nature surrounded by the green landscape and few steps to the Sea side.

 
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