An example of someone who had an aura of generosity is Mother Theresa.
An example of something that has an aura is an angel emanating light.
Enveloped in an aura of grandeur.
An aura of defeat pervaded the candidate's headquarters.
Origin of aura
- Middle English gentle breeze from Latin from Greek aurā breath wer-1 in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Latin aura (“a breeze, a breath of air, the air”), from Ancient Greek αὔρα (aura, “breeze, soft wind”), from ἀήρ (aēr, “air”).