Definitions for graciousness

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

gra•ciousˈgreɪ ʃəs(adj.)

  1. pleasantly kind, benevolent, or courteous.

  2. characterized by good taste, comfort, or luxury:

    gracious living.

  3. indulgent in a pleasantly condescending way, esp. to inferiors.

  4. merciful or compassionate:

    our gracious king.

  5. Obs. fortunate or happy.

  6. (interj.)(used as an exclamation of surprise, relief, dismay, etc.)

Origin of gracious:

1250–1300; < OF < L grātiōsus amiable =grāti(a)grace+-ōsus -ous


Princeton's WordNet

  1. graciousness(noun)

    excellence of manners or social conduct

  2. benignity, benignancy, graciousness(noun)

    the quality of being kind and gentle


  1. graciousness(Noun)

    The state of being gracious

Webster Dictionary

  1. Graciousness(noun)

    quality of being gracious

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