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View synonyms for feng shui

feng shui

[ fuhng shwey, feng shwee ]

  1. the Chinese art or practice of creating harmonious surroundings that enhance the balance of yin and yang, as in arranging furniture or determining the siting of a house.


feng shui

/ ˈfʌŋ ˈʃweɪ /

noun

  1. the Chinese art of determining the most propitious design and placement of a grave, building, room, etc, so that the maximum harmony is achieved between the flow of chi of the environment and that of the user, believed to bring good fortune


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Word History and Origins

Origin of feng shui1

1795–1800; from Chinese: natural surroundings, literally, “wind and water”
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Word History and Origins

Origin of feng shui1

C20: from Chinese feng wind + shui water
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Example Sentences

After several years in the job, perhaps the feng shui warranty has already run out.

Much of the national art of Feng-shui is concerned, under the mask of divination, with these common-sense aims.

They have to bury folks according to the rules of Feng Shui.

If Feng Shui should order a burial place in a dooryard it would have to be there.

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