Actually, I guess Ullmann was conventionally pretty, but she had so much more that had nothing to do with being pretty. Therefore, it is clear that although pretty is used to describe good looking women, it is not as complimentary as beautiful. While I could see where she was coming from, I couldn't help but laugh. She stands out in a room. There's not really any sexual or romantic connotations to it, simply an admiration.
I don't really ever refer to anyone as hot I guess. Pretty vs Beautiful Pretty and Beautiful often go in the same direction in expressing appreciation thus making it difficult to state the difference between them. So it can be associated with flawlessness and hence ideality but also with sexiness. I haven't seen any recent pictures of Barbara Parkins but I wonder if she has aged well. She has a pretty face, but she is not very tall. The word beautiful is also used to refer to other objects to express that it is pleasant. Pretty, is attractive but not beautiful.
Or Elizabeth Taylor in A Place in the Sun. What should you do with all of this information? Though wrinkled and aged, my grandma is a beautiful woman. Haven't seen her pic lately. He saw a beautiful young woman at the dock. The word can also be used with things that cannot be seen. The concept is very hard to verbalize. That's a very interesting thread.
The test for men is harder. This is actually something that has been bugging me lately and I apologize for what is about to be a shallow rant: I hate the word beautiful. Most English speakers couldn't explain them either. Main Difference — Pretty vs Beautiful Pretty and beautiful are two adjectives that are usually used to describe women. I used to think Nicole Kidman and Naomi Watts were very similar in their looks but I noticed that Naomi has an oddly shaped nose and some crooked teeth.
Here's another blonde beauty - Cybill Shepard, eary 70s. I'm too beyond the hustle and desperation that most sub-30s go through and the promise of sex isn't enough to get me to pay attention to you. I see a beautiful object as something that makes you feel good, or something that exudes happiness or positive vibes. It's odd, but beautiful often isn't even on the same spectrum as pretty; it can be something altogether different -- in my mind, at least. I feel it is unclassy, devaluing even. Like a fresh gust of wind that pleasantly hits me by surprise, so does this woman's presence.
If the word pretty is used for a woman, this suggests that she is attractive but cannot be considered as truly beautiful. You can be youthful looking and all that jazz but until you show me you're something I actually want i'm going to continue to look at you like a play thing. Beautiful is more unbelievably good looking. You are right in your examples. I know for sure that Simpson is stupid.
It could be the way she walks. For years as friends in that situation he never let anyone take care of him, except myself. It's like for a good 10 seconds everything ceases to exist except for her. After people met her for the first time I would always be told how lucky I am that I have such a pretty wife. That's about it blunt but that's how I see it and I'm engaged. It was also made by someone I had wanted to be with for years so it had more weight to it. He has such an odd face in fact I'd say he borders on Down Syndrome Face , but for some reason it works and is really sexy.
Adjectives are often used along with an adverb. I'd be all for defining the differences between pretty and beautiful and other similar words so maybe one can use the proper term when appropriate and we will no longer be cheapening them. Pretty and beautiful are not mutually exclusive. They freak out that I have a real grip business and law school does that to you lol I've read studies that have shown attractive people get more unwanted attention, but the more average looking are more likely to be in committed relationships. I'm friends with quite a few beautiful women and when I walk in a place with any of them it's like guys and many girl's brains stop working right. It is a stronger word than the word pretty.
Beautiful normally has a bit more effort involved, and it's normally reserved for more formal looks, when you're wearing a dress or do something with your hair, but guys normally only use this when they have more than a basic interest in you. There's certainly women that follow the same spectrum, but being a ol' big mo I'm not going to attempt to qualify them. We also use the word pretty for accessories and similar objects. The slight weirdness of her features make her very intriguing in a way that Reese Witherspoon's weirdness does not. Whether or not Newman could be called beautiful is in the eye of the viewer. Theres are my high 8s and low to mid 9s on the attractiveness scale. Of course, the most significant difference is the strength of the message - I might not go out of my way to see a pretty waterfall, but I'd definitely go to see a beautiful one.