Associations to the word «Aura»


AURA, noun. Distinctive atmosphere or quality associated with something.
AURA, noun. (parapsychology) An invisible force surrounding a living creature.
AURA, noun. (medicine) Perceptual disturbance experienced by some migraine sufferers before a migraine headache.
AURA, noun. (medicine) Telltale sensation experienced by some people with epilepsy before a seizure.
AURA, proper noun. A female given name shortened from Aurelia.

Dictionary definition

AURA, noun. 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.
AURA, noun. An indication of radiant light drawn around the head of a saint.
AURA, noun. A distinctive but intangible quality surrounding a person or thing; "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".

Wise words

Words, words, words! They shut one off from the universe. Three quarters of the time one's never in contact with things, only with the beastly words that stand for them.
Aldous Huxley