Project Gutenberg Thesaurus

This is an electronic thesaurus derived from the version of Roget's Thesaurus published in 1911. Please read the description, as well as the Copyright notice and disclaimer.

Entries are listed here in alphabetical order, by the text immediately following the entry number. This may or may not be meaningful.

Abrogation; Absence of assignable cause; Absence of authority Laxity; Absence of change; Absence of color; Absence of curiosity; Absence of excitability, or of excitement; Absence of fear; Absence of form; Absence of friction; Absence of meaning; Absence of purpose in the succession of events Chance; Absence of right; Absence of wonder; Absence or violation of law; Absence or want of thought; Absence, or want of Order, &c; Absence, want or loss of hope; Absolute quantity; Absurdity; Accounts; Accusation; Acquisition; Acquittal; Action; Activity; Addition; Adolescence; Adversity; Advice; Affectation; Affections; Affirmation; Age; Agency; Agent; Aggravation; Agreement; Aid; Air; Air in motion Wind; Allocution; Ambush Means of concealment; Amusement; Angularity; Animal; Animal sounds; Animality; Answer; Aphony; Appearance; Apportionment; Approbation; Arena; Arms; Artist; Artlessness; Asceticism; Assemblage; Assent; Assignment of cause Attribution -- N; Atonement; Attack; Attention; Authority; Auxiliary
Bad Man; Bad taste; Bane; Barter; Base; Beauty; Beginning; Belief; Benefactor; Beneficent spirits Angel; Benevolence; Blackness; Blemish; Blindness; Blueness; Bluntness; Blusterer; Boasting; Book; Booty; Borrowing; Breadth, Thickness; Brittleness; Brown; Bungler; Business
Calefaction; Canonicals; Capability of giving pain; cause or source of pain; Capability of giving pleasure; cause or source of pleasure; Capability of producing evil; Capability of producing good; Caprice; Care; Carrier; Caution; Celebration; Celibacy; Centrality; Certainty; Change from action to rest; Change of one thing for another; Changeableness; Channel for the passage of air; Channel for the passage of water; Cheapness; Cheerfulness; Choice; Churchdom; Circuit; Circumjacence; Circumscription; Circumstance; Class; Cleanness; Clergy; Closure; Clothing; Coherence; Cold; Color; Combatant; Combination; Command; Commonalty; Compact; Comparison; Compendium; Compensation; Completeness; Completion; Complex curvature; Component; Composition; Compromise; Compulsion; Concavity; Concealment; Conciseness; Concord; Concurrence; Condemnation; Condiment; Conditions; Condolence; Conduct; Conformity; Confutation; Congratulation; Connecting medium; Consent; Consignee; Constant antecedent; Constant sequent; Contempt; Content; Contention; Contiguity; Continuance in action; Contraction; Contraposition; Conversation; Convexity; Cooperation; Corpse; Correspondence; Council; Counteraction; Courtesy; Covering; Credit; Credulity; Crossing; Cry; Cunning; Curvature; Curvilinear motion
Danger; Darkness; Deafness; Dearness; Death; Debt; Deceiver; Deception; Decomposition; Defense -- N; Defiance; Definite duration, or portion of time; Definite space; Degree of power; Deity; Dejection; Deliverance; Demon; Demonstration; Density; Depression; Depth; Deputy; Dereliction of Duty; Description; Desire; Destiny; Destroyer; Destruction of live; violent death; Desuetude; Deterioration; Detraction; Detractor; Deviation; Dextrality; Difference at different times; Difference of quantity or degree; Difficulty; Diffuseness; Dimness; Direction; Direction; Director; Disagreement; Disappearance; Disapprobation; Disclosure -- N; Discontent; Discord; Discord; Discount; Discourtesy; Disease; Disinterestedness; Disjunction; Dislike; Disobedience; Displacement; Disrepute; Disrespect; Dissent; Dissertation; Dissimilarity; Dissuasion; Distance; Disuse; Divestment; Division into four parts; Division into three parts; Division into two parts; Divorce; Double or mutual change; Double or reciprocal relation; Drunkenness; Dryness; Duality; Dueness; Dullness; Dupe; Duplication; Duty
Earliness; Eating; Economy; Edge; Elasticity; Elegance; Elevation; End; Endless duration; Enemy; Engraving; Enmity; Envy; Error; Escape; Essay; Estimation, measurement, and record of time; Evening; Eventuality; Evidence On one side; Evidence on the other side, on the other hand; Evil; Exaggeration; Excess of fear; Excess of sensitiveness Excitability -- N; Excitation; Exclusion; Exclusion; Exertion; Existence; Expansion; Expectation; Expenditure; Experiment; Expression of affection or love; Expression of pain; Expression of pleasure; Exteriority; Extraneousness; Extrinsicality
Facility; Failure; Failure of expectation; Faintness; False estimate of time; Falsehood; Fashion; Fastidiousness; Fasting; Fatigue; Favorite; Fear; Feebleness; Feeling; Fetor; Fewness; Filament; Five, &c; Flatness; Flatterer; Flattery; Fluid in motion; Fluidity; Fold; Fool; Fop; Forcible egress; Forcible ingress; Foresight; Forgiveness; Form; Forming a whole without coherence; Four; Fragrance; Freedom; Freedom from mixture; Frequency; Friction; Friend; Friendship; Front; Fuel; Furnace; Furrow
Gaseity; Generality; Giving; Gluttony; Going after; Going before; Good; Good Man; Good taste; Gradual change to something different; Grammar; Gratitude; Gravity; Gray; Greatness; Greenness; Guilt; Gulf
Habit; Hardness; Harsh sounds; Haste; Hate; Having a double sense Equivocalness; Health; Heat; Heaven; Height; Hell; Heterodoxy; Hindrance; Hissing sounds; Hope; Horizontality; Humility; Humorist
Idea to be conveyed; Identity; Idolatry; Ignoramus; Ignorance; Imagination; Imbecility; Imitation; Immateriality; Impenitence; Imperfect Speech; Imperfect vision; Imperfection; Impiety; Importance; Impossibility; Impotence; Improbability; Improbity; Improvement; Impulse; Impulse; Impurity; Inaction; Inactivity; Inattention; Inclosure; Inclusion; Incompleteness; Increase; Incredulity; Indefinite duration; Indefinite space; Indication -- N; Indication of danger; Indifference; Inelasticity; Inelegance; Inexistence; Inexpectation; Inexpedience; Infant; Inferiority; Infinity; Influence; Information; Infrequency; Ingratitude; Inhabitant; Initial motion from; Innocence; Inodorousness; Inorganization; Insalubrity; Insanity; Insensibility; Insignia of authority; Insipidity; Instrument; Instrument of punishment; Instrumentality; Insufficiency; Intellect; Intelligence; Intelligibility; Intemperance; Intention; Interiority; Interment; Interposition; Interpretation; Interpreter; Interrupted sequence; Interval; Intrinsicality; Inutility; Inversion; Invisibility; Irascibility; Irregular motion Agitation; Irregularity of form; Irregularity of recurrence; Irreligion; Irresolution; Island
Jealousy; Joint possession; Judeo-Christian Revelation; Judge; Judgment; Junction; Jupiter; Jurisdiction
Keeper; Knave; Knowledge
Laity; Land; Language; Latency; Lateness; Laterality; Lawsuit; Lawyer; Layer; Leap; Learner; Learning -- N; Legality; Leisure; Lending; Length; Lenity; Letter; Levity; Liability; Liberality; Liberation; Libertine; Life; Light; Limit; Limited space; Lining; Liquefaction; List; Littleness; Location; Locomotion by land; Locomotion by water, or air; Long duration; Loquacity; Loss; Loudness; Love; Lowness
MATERIALITY; Madman; Malediction; Maleficent being Evil doer -- N; Maleficent spirits; Malevolence; Manifestation; Mankind; Mariner; Marriage; Marsh; Mart; Master; Materials; Maxim; Mean; Means; Means of restraint; Means of safety; Measurement; Mediation; Mediocrity; Melody; Memory; Merchandise; Merchant; Messenger; Metaphor; Method; Mid-course; Middle; Misanthropy; Misinterpretation; Misjudgment; Misnomer; Misrepresentation; Misteaching; Misuse; Mixture of air and water; Moderation; Modesty; Moisture; Money; Morning; Motion backwards; Motion downwards Descent; Motion forward; progressive motion; Motion from; Motion from, actively; force driving apart; Motion further off; Motion given to an object situated behind; Motion given to an object situated in front; Motion in a continued circle; Motion in the reverse circle; Motion into, actively; Motion nearer to; Motion out of; Motion out of, actively Ejection; Motion through; Motion towards; Motion towards, actively; force causing to draw closer; Motion upwards Ascent; Motive; Multiformity; Multitude; Music; Musical Instruments; Musician
Narrowness; Nearness; Necessity; Negation; Negative request; Neglect; Neologism; Neverness; Newness; News; Nobility; Nomenclature; Nonaddition; Nonassemblage; Noncoincidence; Noncompletion; Nonimitation; Nonincrease, Decrease; Nonobservance; Nonpreparation; Nonproduction; Normality; Notch; Nullibiety; Number; Numeration
Obedience; Object and cause of ridicule; Object of knowledge; Object of thought; Obliquity; Oblivion; Obscurity; Observance; Obstinacy; Occasion; Ocean -- N; Odor; Offer; Oil; Oldness; Omen; Opacity; Opening -- N; Opponent; Opposition; Optical Instruments; Oracle; Orange; Order; Organization; Ornament; Ornament; Ostensible motive, ground, or reason assigned; Ostentation; Outline; Overestimation
Pacification; Pain; Painting; Parallelism; Parsimony; Part; Party; Paternity; Payment; Peace; Penalty; Pendency; Penitence; Perfection; Perforator; Permission; Perspicuity; Petitioner; Philanthropy; Phrase; Physical Energy; Physical Inertness; Physical Insensibility; Physical Pain; Physical Pleasure; Physical Sensibility; Piety; Pity; Place of habitation, or resort; Place of meeting; Plain; Plainness; Plan; Pleasure; Plunge -- N; Poetry; Point of time Instantaneity; Possession; Possessor; Possibility; Posteriority; Posterity; Poverty; Power; Precedence; Precept; Precursor; Predetermination; Prediction; Preparation; Presence; Preservation; Price; Pride; Printing; Priority; Prisoner; Probability; Probity; Prodigality; Prodigy; Producer; Production; Productiveness -- N; Proficient; Prohibition; Promise; Property; Prose; Prospective time; Prosperity; Provision; Pseudo-Revelation; Publication; Pulpiness; Pulverulence; Pungency; Punishment; Purchase; Purity; Purple; Purpose in action
Quadruplication; Qualification; Quiescence; Quinquesection, &c
Rarity; Rashness; Rear; Reasoning, -- N; Receipt; Receiving; Receptacle; Reciprocating motion, motion to and fro; Recoil; Record; Recorder; Redness; Reduction to Order; Redundancy; Refreshment; Refrigeration; Refrigerator; Refusal; Regret; Regularity of form; Regularity of recurrence; Rejection; Relapse; Relation; Relations of kindred; Relative quantity; Relief; Religious Knowledge; Relinquishment; Relinquishment; Remedy; Repeated and protracted sounds; Repetition; Repose; Representation; Reproduction; Repute; Request; Requirement; Resentment; Resignation; Resistance; Resolution; Resonance; Respect; Response -- N; Restitution; Restoration; Restraint; Result of imitation; Retaliation; Retention; Retrospective time; Revenge; Reversion; Reward; Ridicule; Ridiculousness; Right; Rite; Roughness
Safety; Sage -- N; Sale; Salubrity; Sameness of quantity or degree; Sanity; Satiety; Savoriness; Scholar; School; Sculpture; Seclusion; Secret; Security; Selfishness; Semiliquidity; Semitransparency; Sensation of pressure Touch; Sensations of Touch; Sense of sound; Sensibility; Sequel; Sequence; Servant; Servility; Severity; Shade; Shallowness; Sharpness; Ship; Short duration; Shortness; Silence; Similarity; Simple circularity; Simplicity; Sinistrality; Situation; Size; Skill; Slowness; Smallness; Smoothness; Sobriety; Sociality; Softness; Solecism; Soliloquy; Sorcerer; Sorcery; Sound; Source of danger; Source of light, self-luminous body; Sourness; Speciality; Specific subservience; Spectator; Speech; Spell; Stability; State; Stealing; Stopper; Store; Straightness; Structure; Style; Subject of thought, </noemata/> Topic; Subjection; Submission; Substantiality; Substitute; Subversion of Order; bringing into disorder; Success; Sudden and violent sounds; Sudden or violent change; Sufficiency; Summit; Superiority; Support; Supposition; Suppression of sign; Sweetness; Synchronism
Taciturnity; Taking; Taste; Teacher; Teaching; Temperance; Temple; Tenacity; Tendency; Tergiversation; Term; Terminal motion at; The Drama; The Present Time; The absence of reasoning; The desire of knowledge; The economy or management of animals; The economy or management of plants; The science of animals; The science of plants; Thermometer; Thief; Thing added Adjunct; Thing copied; Thing remaining; Things contained; Thought; Threat; Time; Time different from the present; Title; Transfer; Transference; Transparency; Traveler; Treasurer; Treasury; Triality; Tribunal; Triplication; Trophy
Ugliness; Unbelief; Uncertainty; Uncleanness; Unconformity; Unctuousness; Underestimation; Undertaking; Undue assumption of superiority; Uniformity; Unimportance; Unintelligibility; Uninterrupted sequence; Unproductiveness; Unsavoriness; Unskillfulness; Unsubstantiality; Untimeliness -- N; Untruth; Unwillingness; Use; Utility
Vanity; Vaporization; Variegation; Vegetability|; Vegetable; Vehicle; Velocity; Veracity; Verticality; Veteran; Vicarious authority; Vice; Vigor; Vindication; Violence; Virtue; Visibility; Vision; Voice
Want of adhesion, nonadhesion, immiscibility; Want, or absence of relation; Warfare; Warning; Waste; Water; Water in motion; Weakness; Wealth; Weariness; Whiteness; Whole; Will; Willingness; Wit; Woman; Wonder; Word; Workshop; World; Worship; Writing; Wrong
Yellowness; Youth
insensibility to touch
results of comparison
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