beautility

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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Blend of beauty +‎ utility. Coined by Arnold Brunner in 1911.[1]

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NounEdit

beautility (usually uncountable, plural beautilities)

  1. The quality of having aesthetic merits while serving a practical purpose, especially of an industrial design.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Robert Freestone (February 2011), “Reconciling Beauty and Utility in Early City Planning: The Contribution of John Nolen”, in Journal of Urban History, volume 37, issue 2, pages 256–277