Definitions for eleganceˈɛl ɪ gəns

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

el•e•ganceˈɛl ɪ gəns(n.)

  1. elegant quality.

  2. something elegant.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. elegance(noun)

    a refined quality of gracefulness and good taste

    "she conveys an aura of elegance and gentility"

  2. elegance(noun)

    a quality of neatness and ingenious simplicity in the solution of a problem (especially in science or mathematics)

    "the simplicity and elegance of his invention"


  1. elegance(Noun)

    Grace, refinement, and beauty in movement, appearance, or manners

    The bride was elegance personified.

  2. elegance(Noun)

    Restraint and grace of style

    The simple dress had a quiet elegance.

  3. elegance(Noun)

    The beauty of an idea characterized by minimalism and intuitiveness while preserving exactness and precision

    The proof of the theorem had a pleasing elegance.

  4. elegance(Noun)

    A refinement or luxury

Webster Dictionary

  1. Elegance(noun)

    alt. of Elegancy


  1. Elegance

    Elegance is a synonym for beautiful that has come to acquire the additional connotations of unusual effectiveness and simplicity. It is frequently used as a standard of tastefulness particularly in the areas of visual design, decoration, the sciences, and the esthetics of mathematics. Elegant things exhibit refined grace and dignified propriety.

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