scenic

[ see-nik, sen-ik ]
/ ˈsi nɪk, ˈsɛn ɪk /

adjective Also sce·ni·cal.

of or relating to natural scenery.
having pleasing or beautiful scenery.
of or relating to the stage or to stage scenery.
representing a scene, action, or the like.

noun

a photograph, graphic representation, etc., depicting natural scenery.
a scenic tour: to arrange scenics in advance.

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Origin of scenic

1615–25; < Latin scēnicus < Greek skēnikós theatrical. See scene, -ic

OTHER WORDS FROM scenic

sce·ni·cal·ly, adverbun·sce·nic, adjectiveun·sce·ni·cal·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for scenically

scenic
/ (ˈsiːnɪk, ˈsɛn-) /

adjective

of or relating to natural scenery
having beautiful natural scenerya scenic drive
of or relating to the stage or stage scenery
(in painting) representing a scene, such as a scene of action or a historical event

Derived forms of scenic

scenically, adverb
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