Definitions for saving grace
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a quality that makes up for other generally negative characteristics; redeeming feature.
Origin of saving grace:
grace, saving grace, state of grace(noun)
(Christian theology) a state of sanctification by God; the state of one who is under such divine influence
"the conception of grace developed alongside the conception of sin"; "it was debated whether saving grace could be obtained outside the membership of the church"; "the Virgin lived in a state of grace"
a redeeming quality or characteristic
"her love of music remains her one saving grace"; "her sense of humor has to be a saving grace"; "the saving grace for both developments is that they are creating jobs"
A redeeming quality or factor.
Saving Grace is an American television crime drama series which premiered on TNT on July 23, 2007 and ran until June 21, 2010. The show stars Academy Award-winner Holly Hunter in her first television series, as well as Leon Rippy, Kenny Johnson, Laura San Giacomo, Bailey Chase, Bokeem Woodbine, Gregory Norman Cruz and Yaani King. It is set in Oklahoma City — including numerous shots of local buildings and landmarks — while much of the show was filmed in Vancouver and Los Angeles. The theme song for the show was written and performed by American rapper/musician Everlast. The series is rated TV-MA in the United States for language, sexuality, and violence.
Translations for saving grace
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a good quality that makes up for a fault
His speeches are boring but they have the saving grace of being short.
- صِفَة مُنْقِذَه، فَضيلَه تُعَوِّض عن رَذيلَهArabic
- coisa a favorPortuguese (BR)
- dobrá stránkaCzech
- rettende EigenschaftGerman
- forsonende forholdDanish
- σωτήριο χαρακτηριστικόGreek
- päästev asjaoluEstonian
- hyvä puoliFinnish
- chose qui rachèteFrench
- נְקוּדַת אוֹר יְחִידָהHebrew
- milost spasenjaCroatian
- mentő körülményHungarian
- bót í máliIcelandic
- (결점을 보충하는) 장점Korean
- tai, kas gelbsti, privalumasLithuanian
- alles goedmakende eigenschapDutch
- forsonende trekkNorwegian
- dobra stronaPolish
- coisa a favorPortuguese
- ceea ce salveazăRomanian
- положительное свойствоRussian
- kladná stránka vyvažujúca nedostatokSlovak
- dobra lastnostSlovenian
- jedina svetla tačkaSerbian
- försonande dragSwedish
- ลักษณะที่บรรเทา (ความน่าเกลียด)Thai
- bir kusuruörtücü özellikTurkish
- 可取之處Chinese (Trad.)
- рятівна сила; позитивна якість, що компенсує недолікиUkrainian
- غنیمت باتUrdu
- điều bù đắp cho những lỗi lầmVietnamese
- 可取之处，可弥补缺点的优点Chinese (Simp.)
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