Origin of august
Related Words for augustnessgrandiosity, dignity, breadth, pomp, glory, majesty, richness, beauty, gravity, greatness, brilliance, vastness, splendor, opulence, magnificence, nobility, transcendency, fineness, elevation, eminence
Examples from the Web for augustness
Historical Examples of augustness
The child murmured, Let me stay in the bright presence of your Augustness.Japanese Fairy Tales
Augustness, how should such a lady carry in her arms a bundle of firewood?
Augustness, nothing but the country wench and moon and snow.
Augustness, nothing but the harsh voice of the wood-cutter's daughter.
Augustness, the dull eyes of this slave are blinded with beauty.
Word Origin for august
Word Origin for August
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."