noun, plural au·ras or for 3, au·rae [awr-ee] /ˈɔr i/.
Origin of aura
Definition for aura (2 of 2)
noun Classical Mythology.
Examples from the Web for aura
Most of the Atari employees I saw projected an aura of almost delirious bliss.
It gives them all aura, a collective power, an almost animal force.
That decision provided an aura of authority that attracted new recruits and seemed to pay off in the short term.
He was, in fact, of average height, but he had an aura like a pope or a head of state.
His aura was calm, and his being exuded a subtle spiritual magnetism.When Gary Wright Met George Harrison: Dream Weaver, John and Yoko, and More|Gary Wright|September 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Unda stands in the middle, between aqua and fluctus, as aura does between ar and ventus.Dderlein's Hand-book of Latin Synonymes|Ludwig Dderlein
This sometimes aborts a fit, as biting a finger in which the aura commences may also do.
He glanced at Aura, and the thought that flashed into his mind made his heart jump violently.The Girl in the Golden Atom|Raymond King Cummings
If the aura be brief, buy a few "pearls" of Amyl Nitrite, crush one in your handkerchief, and sniff the vapour.
With Mr. Conrad it is as though mystery, instead of dwelling in people and things like a light, hung about them like an aura.Old and New Masters|Robert Lynd
British Dictionary definitions for aura
noun plural auras or aurae (ˈɔːriː)
Word Origin for aura
Word Origin and History for aura
1870 in spiritualism, "subtle emanation around living beings;" earlier "characteristic impression" made by a personality (1859), earlier still "gentle breeze" (late 14c.), from Latin aura "breeze, wind, air," from Greek aura "breath, breeze," from PIE root *awer- (see air (n.1)).