What does elegance mean?

Definitions for elegance
ˈɛl ɪ gənsel·e·gance

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. elegancenoun

    a refined quality of gracefulness and good taste

    "she conveys an aura of elegance and gentility"

  2. elegancenoun

    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"

Wiktionary

  1. elegancenoun

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

    The bride was elegance personified.

  2. elegancenoun

    Restraint and grace of style

    The simple dress had a quiet elegance.

  3. elegancenoun

    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. elegancenoun

    A refinement or luxury

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Elegance, Elegancynoun

    Beauty of art; rather soothing than striking; beauty without grandeur.

    Etymology: elegantia, Latin.

    St. Augustine, out of a kind of elegancy in writing, makes some difference. Walter Raleigh, History of the World.

    These questions have more propriety, and elegancy, understood of the old world. Burnet.

    My compositions in gardening are altogether Pindarick, and run into the beautiful wildness of nature, without the nicer elegancies of art. Spectator, №. 477.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Elegancenoun

    alt. of Elegancy

Freebase

  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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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of elegance in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of elegance in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of elegance in a Sentence

  1. Chief Executive David Solomon:

    Historically financial technology has been powerful and fast but it has lagged behind consumer and high tech in terms of elegance and simplicity, it doesn't have to be this way. We can do better but we're not there yet.

  2. Dorothy Gaiter:

    It's got gravitas, elegance and the perfect amount of yummy uplift that's worthy of the marvelous feat you've just accomplished.

  3. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    We don’t inherit our Mother Earth from our ancestors, but we simply borrow her from our children and our next generations yet to come. We must maintain her beauty, elegance and grace; and protect her from environmentally unsafe materials - that should be our commitment on the Earth Day!

  4. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    métamorphose est une partie inhérente et le processus le plus profond de la vie, à mon avis. nous transformons en permanence dans de meilleures versions de nous-mêmes, comme un vilain petit canard à transformer cygne, et une chenille au beau papillon. la métamorphose continue throgh le voyage de la vie, puis de génération en générations encore à venir. il ya un élément de l'élégance et de la beauté dans le fait que nous avons tous évoluons, métaphoriquement, aux papillons avec de la terre que nos chrysalide.

  5. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Don't be afraid of your fears, because most likely those are illusions. Don't set limits that are almost always unreal. For able and willing, there are no limits but only plateaus - if any. Overcome those plateaus asap, and you'll enjoy the beauty, elegance and glory of life. Good luck!

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