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beautility

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Blend of beauty +‎ utility.

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beautility (usually uncountable, plural beautilities)

  1. Combination of beauty and utility.
    • 2007, Matthew Klingle, Emerald City: An Environmental History of Seattle, New Haven & London: Yale University Press, →ISBN, page 134:
      Beautility, like economy, was in the eye of the beholder, and when homeowners along the proposed Lake Washington Boulevard suggested shrinking the avenue to retain more of their private property for sale, Olmsted lambasted Edward C. Cheasty, the park board president, for bowing to the pressure.

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