(redirected from augustness)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.
Related to augustness: Dignification
References in periodicals archive ?
He is proposing a "distinctive, innovative and vibrant building - a facility comparable to the glistening fish markets of Venice and Genoa, the filigree grace of Les Halles, and the engine-like augustness of London's 18th and 19th century markets".
Her speeches largely consist of conventional "Japanese" phrases--"your augustness," "sayonara," "excellency," "whichever." At other times, she resorts to mimicry--of Jack, of the animals, of the birds.
Here again, the dream element seems to inoculate the poem against depersonalizing augustness. The poem's life flows from something unconquered by the thought of the moral poet.