What does graceful mean?

Definitions for graceful
ˈgreɪs fəlgrace·ful

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word graceful.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. gracefuladjective

    characterized by beauty of movement, style, form, or execution

  2. elegant, graceful, refinedadjective

    suggesting taste, ease, and wealth

Wiktionary

  1. gracefuladjective

    Having or showing grace in movement, shape, or proportion.

    She is a graceful dancer.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Gracefuladjective

    Beautiful with dignity.

    Etymology: from grace.

    Amid’ the troops, and like the leading god,
    High o’er the rest in arms the graceful Turnus rode. Dryden.

    Matchless his pen, victorious was his lance;
    Bold in the lists, and graceful in the dance. Alexander Pope.

    Yet graceful ease, and sweetness void of pride,
    Might hide her faults, if belles had faults to hide. Alexander Pope.

ChatGPT

  1. graceful

    Graceful refers to someone or something that moves in a smooth, controlled, attractive way or that demonstrates elegance, beauty, and dignity in form, manner, or behavior. It can also relate to a sense of propriety or politeness in actions or characteristic.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Gracefuladjective

    displaying grace or beauty in form or action; elegant; easy; agreeable in appearance; as, a graceful walk, deportment, speaker, air, act, speech

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of graceful in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of graceful in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of graceful in a Sentence

  1. Georgia Cervin:

    When the sport was developed for women, they adapted the men's sport to make it' appropriate' for women, women were expected to do soft, rhythmic, flowing, graceful movements that emphasized beauty and flexibility. This is why they perform to music, and the men don't. Men's floor routines were expected to emphasize strength instead.

  2. H. G. Wells:

    ... when the struggle seems to be drifting definitely towards a world social democracy, there may still be very great delays and disappointments before it becomes an efficient and beneficent world system. Countless people ... will hate the new world order ... and will die protesting it. When we attempt to evaluate its promise, we have to bear in mind the distress of a generation or so of malcontents, many of them quite gallant and graceful-looking people.

  3. Peter Landesman:

    I love football. It's graceful. We have a lot of beautiful football in this film, purposefully.

  4. Edmund Burke:

    Nobility is a graceful ornament to the civil order. It is the Corinthian capital of polished society.

  5. Martin Tobias Lithner:

    Theology I would say can be described as the trajectory of the sacred parabola, where faith ascends into the cosmic heights and descends into the depths of existential contemplation. In this divine curve, each theological reflection becomes a celestial arc, tracing the path of faith's ascent and the graceful descent into the mysteries of the divine.

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