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Definition 1: an indication of radiant light drawn around the head of a saint - [noun denoting attribute]

Synonyms for aura in the sense of this definition

(aura is a kind of ...) the visual effect of illumination on objects or scenes as created in pictures

"he could paint the lightest light and the darkest dark"

Definition 2: a distinctive but intangible quality surrounding a person or thing - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where aura or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • an air of mystery
  • the house had a neglected air
  • an atmosphere of defeat pervaded the candidate's headquarters
  • the place had an aura of romance

Synonyms for aura in the sense of this definition

(aura is a kind of ...) an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone

"the quality of mercy is not strained"

(... is a kind of aura ) an aura of heightened value or interest or meaning surrounding a person or thing

(... is a kind of aura ) a characteristic emotional quality

"it ended on a sour note" "there was a note of gaiety in her manner" "he detected a note of sarcasm"

(... is a kind of aura ) a distinctive emotional aura experienced instinctively

"that place gave me bad vibrations" "it gave me a nostalgic vibe"

Definition 3: a sensation (as of a cold breeze or bright light) that precedes the onset of certain disorders such as a migraine attack or epileptic seizure - [noun denoting state]

(aura is a kind of ...) (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease

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