Bartlett's Roget's Thesaurus

Front Cover
Little, Brown, Sep 2, 2003 - Reference - 1456 pages
2 Reviews
A revised, updated edition of Roget's word-finder reorganizes it according to new, more modern subject categories--850 in all--features 350,000 entries, and contains an index of every word and phrase in the book, along with hundreds of example quotations from throughout history. Reprint.
 

What people are saying - Write a review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - krista.rutherford - LibraryThing

Awesome mapping of the English language. Cute quotes. I love that it is a taxonomy of terms rather than an alphabetical list of words with a set of synonyms - much more comprehensive. Read full review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - ChuckB - LibraryThing

This is my big Bible of thesauruses (thesauri?) on my shelf. It literally launched my magazine writing career as the "GET" guy, with over 100 published articles written with titles that use the word ... Read full review

Contents

Orbital Motion 681
2
Zero 786
11
Oscillation 683
18
Color 251
22
Waste 96
27
Infrequency 662
61
Sensitivity 267
76
Outline 617
82
Region 564
518
Location 565
519
Country 566
520
Lakes 568
522
Mountains and Hills 569
523
Rivers 570
525
Seas 571
526
Other Geographical Features 572
527

Water Transportation 690 Wickedness 448 Worker 123
83
Absence 576
87
Pacification 74
90
Separation 753
99
Peace 73
102
Colorlessness 252
107
Penitence 451
115
Sufficiency 97
131
Insufficiency 98
132
Excess 99
133
Furniture 101
137
Means 102
138
Store 105
139
Health and Wellbeing Medicine 107
141
Sanity 109
146
Perfection 805
148
Cleanliness 111
153
Health 114
154
Affliction 117
155
Gluttony 119
156
Occupations and Crafts
159
Work 122
160
Workplace 124
161
Management 126
162
Skillfulness 127
163
Unskillfulness 128
166
Fabrics and Fabric Handling 130
167
Woodworking 131
169
The Arts
171
Art 133
172
34
173
Dance and Ballet 135
174
Periodicals
175
Drama and Theater 136
177
Motion Pictures 137
178
Light Entertainment 138
179
Literature 139
180
Music 140
183
Accord 735
184
Musician 141
185
Painting and Drawing 143
186
Sculpture and Engraving 144
187
Sports and Enjoyments Sports 145
189
Automobile Racing 146
190
Baseball 147
192
Billiards Pool Snooker 149
193
Bowling 151
194
Combat Sports 152
195
Fencing 153
196
Football 155
198
Gymnastics 157
199
Horses Horseback Riding Horse Racing 159
200
Hunting and Shooting 160
202
Mountaineering 161
203
Bobsledding 162
204
Soccer 163
205
Swimming 164
206
Track and Field Events 166
207
Games Pastimes Amusements 167
208
Communications Communications 169
211
News 171
212
Publication 173
213
Books 174
215
Advice 176
217
Disclosure 180
220
Concealment 181
221
Sign 183
223
Identification 184
225
Record 185
226
Obliteration 186
227
Misrepresentation 188
228
Misinterpretation 366
229
Affirmation 189
230
Truthfulness 191
232
Exaggeration 194
233
Understatement 195
236
Clarity 196
237
Conciseness 198
238
Emphasis 200
240
Description 202
241
Summary 204
242
Speech Difficulty 206
243
Taciturnity 208
245
Soliloquy 211
246
The Senses Sensation 212
247
Insensibility 213
248
Physical Pain 215
249
Odor 224
253
Insensitivity
256
Wisdom 352 Wrong 430
259
Faintness of Sound 233
280
Seriousness
284
Insertion 710
293
Instrumentality 511
300
Accusation 442
308
Pitilessness
316
Intellect
321
Repeated Sound 235
329
Dissonance 241
335
Exclusion 764
336
Transparency 249
341
Intelligibility
357
Affectation
360
Repute
361
Will and Behavior Will
362
Yellowness 259
363
Intention
364
Resolution
365
Perseverance
366
Vacillation
367
Obstinacy
368
Caprice
369
Selection
370
Rejection
371
Pursuit
372
Avoidance
373
Intention
374
Preparation
375
Greenness 260
376
Undertaking
378
Relinquishment
379
Nonuse
380
Improvisation 396
381
Habit Custom 397
382
Conduct 399
383
Insolence 400
384
Servility 401
385
Modesty 403
387
Showiness 404
388
Formality 406
389
Informality 407
390
Sociability 408
391
Courtesy 410
392
Discourtesy 411
393
Action 412
396
Inaction 413
398
Defiance 416
399
Attack 418
400
Defense 419
402
Submission 421
403
Contention 422
405
Severity 424
407
Command 425
408
Compulsion 428
410
Right 429
411
Wrong 430
412
Sex 20
414
Morality 431
415
Exemption 434
416
Disrespect 436
417
Approval 437
419
Disapproval 438
420
Flattery 439
421
Disparagement 440
422
Vindication 441
423
Disinterestedness 443
424
Good 445
425
Evil 446
427
Wickedness 448
429
Innocence 449
430
Impenitence 452
431
Reward 453
432
Punishment 454
433
SelfRestraint 455
435
Negotiations and Fiscal Relations Finance 457
436
Promise 458
437
Negotiation 460
438
Agreement 462
440
Disagreement 463
441
Security 464
442
Gain 467
444
Loss 468
446
Property 470
447
Retention 471
449
Receiving 473
450
Allocation 474
451
Taking 477
453
Stealing 479
454
Trade 480
455
Sale 482
456
Money 484
458
Wealth 485
460
Poverty 486
461
Payment 489
463
Nonpayment 490
464
Receipt 492
465
Accounting 493
466
Costliness 496
467
Cheapness 497
468
Extravagance 500
469
Meanness 501
470
Offer 504
471
Request 505
473
Refusal 506
474
Power Motivation 508
475
Operation 509
476
Instrumentality 511
477
Influence 512
478
Tendency 513
479
Powerlessness 515
480
Strength 516
481
Weakness 517
484
Moderation 521
485
Production 522
486
Destruction 523
489
Material Characteristics Material World 524
490
Simplicity 526
491
Elegance 527
492
Inelegance 528
493
Beautification 530
494
Ugliness 531
495
Decoration 532
496
Fashion 536
497
Heaviness 538
499
Hardness 542
501
Roughness 544
503
Elasticity 546
504
Brittleness 548
505
Sharpness 549
506
Texture 552
508
Fluid 555
510
Gas 556
511
Air 558
512
Moisture 559
513
Oiliness Lubrication 562
514
Spatial Relations
516
Space 563
517
Situation 573
530
Displacement 574
531
Absence 576
532
Container 578
534
Size Largeness 579
535
Littleness 580
536
Contraction 582
537
Closure 584
539
Distance 585
540
Nearness 586
541
Measurement 589
542
Length 590
544
Shortness 591
545
Narrowness 593
546
Height 596
549
Depth 598
551
Shallowness 599
552
Base 601
553
Horizontality 603
554
Support 605
556
Obliqueness 607
557
Interweaving 609
558
Interior 611
559
Center 612
560
Uncovering 614
562
Interface 616
563
Enclosure 619
565
Front 621
566
Eternity 644
577
Immediacy 645
578
Present Time 647
579
Future Time 650
580
Newness 652
581
Oldness 653
582
Season 654
583
Nighttime 656
585
Timeliness 659
586
Frequency 661
587
Infrequency 662
588
Regularity 663
589
Changeableness 666
591
Permanence 667
592
Conversion 670
594
Substitution 672
595
Stability 674
596
Cause 675
597
Effect 676
598
Motion
599
Motion 677
600
Backward Motion 680
602
Rotation 682
603
Oscillation 683
604
Agitation 684
605
Transportation 686
606
Road Transportation 687
608
Aviation 689
609
Water Transportation 690
610
Way 691
611
Passage 692
613
Slowness 693
614
Swiftness 694
615
Direction 697
617
Deviation 698
619
Attraction 700
620
Divergence 703
621
Back
622
Side
623
Form
624
Shapelessness
625
Symmetry
626
Distortion
627
Angle
628
Curve
629
Straightness
630
Circularity
631
Convolution
632
Roundness
633
Convexity
634
Concavity
635
Notch
636
Fold
637
Furrow
638
Time Time
639
Timelessness
640
Relatedness 727
641
Sameness 730
644
Oppositeness 731
646
Dissimilarity 734
647
Accord 735
648
Imitation 736
649
Originality 737
650
Degree 739
651
Inequality 741
652
Commoner 71
653
Average 742
654
Compensation 743
655
Superiority 744
656
Inferiority 745
657
Increase 746
658
Addition 748
659
Subtraction 749
660
Mixture 751
662
Separation 753
664
Connection 754
666
Adhesion 755
667
Combination 757
668
Whole 759
669
Part 760
670
Completeness 761
671
Incompleteness 762
672
Inclusion 763
673
Exclusion 764
674
Order 765
675
Disorder 766
676
Arrangement 767
677
Disturbance 768
678
Precedence 769
679
Beginning 771
680
Middle 772
682
End 773
683
Dispersion 776
685
Class 777
686
Generality 778
687
Rule 780
688
Nonconformity 782
690
One 788
693
Two 789
694
Five and Over 792
696
Accompaniment 794
697
Multitude 795
698
Repetition 797
699
Infinity 798
700
Condition Importance 799
701
Unimportance 800
703
Usefulness 801
704
Inconvenience 804
706
Imperfection 806
707
Improvement 807
708
Deterioration 808
710
Repair 809
711
Safety 810
712
Danger 811
715
Warning 814
716
Escape 816
717
Haste 818
718
Ease 819
719
Fatigue 820
720
Cunning 822
721
Easiness 823
723
Difficulty 824
724
Help 825
726
Hindrance 826
727
Cooperation 827
729
Opposition 828
730
Freedom 829
731
Restraint 830
733
Liberation 831
734
Subjection 832
735
Commission 833
736
Cancellation 834
737
Impossibility 837
739
Certainty 840
740
Uncertainty 841
741
Chance 842
743
Display 843
744
Latency 844
745
Success 845
746
Failure 846
748
Prosperity 847
749
Adversity 848
750
Index
751
Sobriety 120
753
Advice 176
758
Allocation 474
765
Animals General 34
771
Argument 329
777
Number
783
Woodworking 131 Youth 26
786
Blueness 261
801
Irascibility 303
810
Period 641
818
Irregularity 664
823
Purpleness 262
824
Compulsion 428
828
Variegation 263
843
Computers 15
864
Container 578
870
Duration 642
871
Costliness 496
877
Cunning 822
883
Joy Cheerfulness 269
891
Appearance 264
893
Faintness of Sound 233
914
Disappearance 265
926
Transience 643
940
Family 65
951
Fasting 118
957
Finance 457
963
Fluid 555
970
Soccer 163
982
Killing 30
989
Knowledge 348
995
Touch 216
1002
Feelings 266
1020
Sociology 2
1033
Sensitivity 267
1042
Labor Relations 57
1050
Insensitivity 268
1056
Soliloquy 211
1059
Lack of Discrimination 338
1079
Sorrow 270
1081
Leisure 125
1087
Calculation 784
1114
Joy Cheerfulness 269
1118
List 785
1164
Heat 217
1231
Sourness 223
1251
Sports 145
1257
Stability 674
1269
Cold 218
1276
Taste 219
1279
Sweetness 222
1284
State 725
1304
Stealing 479
1313
Strength 516
1319
Copyright

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Bibliographic information