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Origin of august
Examples from the Web for augustness
But neither consolidation nor augustness are decisive marks of truth.Pragmatism|William James
And the augustness only vanished with the light of the new lamps I lighted before Shijiro's tablet.The Way of the Gods|John Luther Long
Augustness, the dull eyes of this slave are blinded with beauty.
Augustness, how should such a lady carry in her arms a bundle of firewood?
And His Augustness Izanagi wept aloud, dropping his tears upon her feet and upon her pillow.Japanese Fairy Tales|Grace James
Word Origin for august
Word Origin for August
1660s, from Latin augustus "venerable, majestic, magnificent, noble," probably originally "consecrated by the augurs, with favorable auguries" (see augur (n.)); or else "that which is increased" (see augment).
eighth month, 1097, from Latin Augustus (mensis), sixth month of the later Roman calendar, renamed from Sextilis in 8 B.C.E. to honor emperor Augustus Caesar, literally "Venerable Caesar" (see august (adj.)). In England, the name replaced native Weodmonað "weed month."