gracious definition

  • adjective:
    • Characterized by kindness and cozy courtesy.
    • described as tact and propriety: taken care of immediately the insult with gracious laughter.
    • Of a merciful or caring nature.
    • Condescendingly courteous; indulgent.
    • Characterized by charm or beauty; graceful.
    • Characterized by beauty and good taste: gracious lifestyle.
    • Archaic Enjoying favor or elegance; acceptable or pleasing.
    • kind and warmly polite
    • tactful
    • caring
    • indulgent
    • charming and elegant
    • elegant and with good flavor
    • Abounding in sophistication or mercy; manifesting love, or bestowing mercy; characterized by grace; beneficent; merciful; disposed showing kindness or benefit; condescending.
    • Abounding in beauty, loveliness, or amiability; graceful; exceptional.
    • generated by divine elegance; affected or managed by the divine impact.
    • described as kindness and warm courtesy especially of a king to his topics
    • disposed to bestow favors
    • exhibiting courtesy and politeness
    • characterized by charm, great taste, and generosity of spirit
  • interjection:
    • always express shock or moderate emotion.
    • phrase of shock, contempt, outrage, disgust, monotony, frustration.
  • others:
    • saturated in grace or benefit; disposed to demonstrate great might, or even to work out benefit or kindness; beneficent; benignant.
    • Characterized by or displaying favor or kindness; friendly; kind; polite: now frequently implying condescension.
    • Characterized by or endowed with divine or saving grace; righteous; virtuous.
    • appealing; acceptable; acceptable; exemplary; graceful; becoming; beautiful.
    • an exclamation of shock, originally a mild oath, good or gracious God. Synonyms and Kind, Good-natured, etc. (identify benignant); benevolent, condescending, lenient, affable, familiar, municipal, courteous.

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