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What’s the Most Beautiful Word in the English Language?

What’s the most beautiful word in the English language? This GalleyCat editor votes for the word “lovely.”

If you need some suggestions, the Deshoda blog has compiled a list of the 100 Most Beautiful Words in the English Language–below, we’ve included a few of our favorites. You might want to use the Visual Thesaurus to map out words related to your favorite word as well.

This discussion makes for a great summer Friday post, but it is one of the most important questions an aspiring author can ask. All writers should love language and keep a long mental list of favorite words to use at important moments in your writing.

More Beautiful Words from the List…

1. Bucolic

2. Ephemeral

3. Felicity

4. Lagoon

5. Love

6. Onomatopoeia

7. Palimpsest

8. Serendipity

9. Sumptuous

10. Anodyne

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