The gorgeousness of the ambassador's dress was thought remarkable even in those gorgeous times.
George the Fourth strutted through here in all his gorgeousness in 1821.
It made Rose's heart ache with envy to walk through those lovely rooms—long vistas of splendour and gorgeousness.
Probably, though, that gorgeousness had a good effect upon his followers.
The gorgeousness of his apparel eliminated every variety of lily, except the tiger, from consideration.
The fall arrived in a splendor that was truly oriental in its gorgeousness.
She was the centre of a painting set against a background of nature's gorgeousness.
I cursed the Citt di Trieste and her gorgeousness, and looked down my nose.
"I'll just lay all this gorgeousness aside," said he apologetically.
He was living in gorgeousness for the sole reason that he and they were in the same boat.
late 15c., "splendid, showy" (of clothing), from Middle French gorgias "elegant, fashionable," of unknown origin; perhaps literally "necklace" (and thus "fond of jewelry"), from Old French gorge "bosom, throat," also "something adorning the throat." A connection to the Greek proper name Gorgias (supposedly in reference to a notorious sophist) also has been proposed. Related: Gorgeousness.