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

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. Donald Trump:

    I was thinking about my mother. My mother passed away a while ago and she was a tremendous fan of The Queen. She thought she was a woman of elegance, and my mother felt she was a great woman. I remember even as a little guy, if there was any kind of a ceremony to do with The Queen, my mother would be watching the television -- The Queen wanted to see it.

  2. Albert Einstein:

    If you are out to describe the truth, leave elegance to the tailor.

  3. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    La métamorphose est un élément immanent et l'un des processus les plus profondes de la vie, à mon humble avis. Nous transformons en permanence dans de meilleures versions de nous-mêmes, comme la chenille au beau papillon. La métamorphose continue tout au long de notre voyage de la vie, puis étend de génération en générations à venir encore à venir. Il ya un élément de l'élégance et de la beauté dans le fait que nous avons tous évoluer en permanence, et métaphoriquement tendance à se transformer, à de meilleurs et de belles versions de nous-mêmes, comme des papillons avec de la terre que nos Chrysalide.

  4. Anuj Somany:

    A man who relentlessly perspires to do excellence evidently inspires many with his intelligence and elegance.”

  5. Joyce Stranger:

    I love cats. I love their grace and their elegance. I love their independence and their arrogance, and the way they lie and look at you, summing you up, surely to your detriment, with that unnerving, unwinking, appraising stare.

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    a feeling of strong eagerness (usually in favor of a person or cause)
    • A. elan
    • B. dint
    • C. evangelist
    • D. muddle

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