What does gracious mean?

Definitions for graciousˈgreɪ ʃəs

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word gracious.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. gracious(adj)

    characterized by charm, good taste, and generosity of spirit

    "gracious even to unexpected visitors"; "gracious living"; "he bears insult with gracious good humor"

  2. benignant, gracious(adj)

    characterized by kindness and warm courtesy especially of a king to his subjects

    "our benignant king"

  3. courteous, gracious, nice(adj)

    exhibiting courtesy and politeness

    "a nice gesture"

  4. gracious(adj)

    disposed to bestow favors

    "thanks to the gracious gods"

Wiktionary

  1. gracious(Adjective)

    kind and warmly courteous

  2. gracious(Adjective)

    tactful

  3. gracious(Adjective)

    compassionate

  4. gracious(Adjective)

    indulgent

  5. gracious(Adjective)

    charming and graceful

  6. gracious(Adjective)

    elegant and with good taste

  7. gracious(Interjection)

    expression of surprise, contempt, outrage, disgust, boredom, frustration.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Gracious(adj)

    abounding in grace or mercy; manifesting love,. or bestowing mercy; characterized by grace; beneficent; merciful; disposed to show kindness or favor; condescending; as, his most gracious majesty

  2. Gracious(adj)

    abounding in beauty, loveliness, or amiability; graceful; excellent

  3. Gracious(adj)

    produced by divine grace; influenced or controlled by the divine influence; as, gracious affections

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of gracious in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of gracious in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Central Command Twitter feed:

    In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful, the CyberCaliphate continues its CyberJihad.

  2. Steve Lonegan:

    Chair Yellen was engaged, gracious and asked key questions, i would like to hope that what we established with Chair Yellen was respect.

  3. William Wordsworth:

    When from our better selves we have too long been parted by the hurrying world, and droop. Sick of its business, of its pleasures tired, how gracious, how benign in solitude.

  4. Helen Keller:

    Literature is my Utopia. Here I am not disenfranchised. No barrier of the sense shuts me out from the sweet, gracious discourse of my book friends. They talk to me without embarrassment or awkwardness.

  5. Helen Keller:

    Literature is my Utopia. Here I am not disenfranchised. No barrier of the senses shuts me out from the sweet, gracious discourses of my book friends. They talk to me without embarrassment or awkwardness.

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