What does gracious mean?

Definitions for gracious
ˈgreɪ ʃəsgra·cious

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. gracious(adj)

    characterized by charm, good taste, and generosity of spirit

    "gracious even to unexpected visitors"; "gracious living"; "he bears insult with gracious good humor"

  2. benignant, gracious(adj)

    characterized by kindness and warm courtesy especially of a king to his subjects

    "our benignant king"

  3. courteous, gracious, nice(adj)

    exhibiting courtesy and politeness

    "a nice gesture"

  4. gracious(adj)

    disposed to bestow favors

    "thanks to the gracious gods"

Wiktionary

  1. gracious(Adjective)

    kind and warmly courteous

  2. gracious(Adjective)

    tactful

  3. gracious(Adjective)

    compassionate

  4. gracious(Adjective)

    indulgent

  5. gracious(Adjective)

    charming and graceful

  6. gracious(Adjective)

    elegant and with good taste

  7. gracious(Interjection)

    expression of surprise, contempt, outrage, disgust, boredom, frustration.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Gracious(adj)

    abounding in grace or mercy; manifesting love,. or bestowing mercy; characterized by grace; beneficent; merciful; disposed to show kindness or favor; condescending; as, his most gracious majesty

  2. Gracious(adj)

    abounding in beauty, loveliness, or amiability; graceful; excellent

  3. Gracious(adj)

    produced by divine grace; influenced or controlled by the divine influence; as, gracious affections

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    Karen
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    Veena
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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of gracious in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of gracious in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of gracious in a Sentence

  1. Davey Blackburn:

    My wife was such a beautiful, gracious, loving woman of God, i have not only lost my ministry partner and support but also my very best friend. There is no way to prepare yourself for circumstances like these.

  2. Pastor Garland:

    They stood up for us – against the Freedom From Religion Foundation, they have been very gracious to us.

  3. Patrick Henry:

    Suffer not yourselves to be betrayed with a kiss. Ask yourselves how this gracious reception of our petition comports with those warlike preparations which cover our waters and darken our land. Are fleets and armies necessary to a work of love and reconciliation? Have we shown ourselves so unwilling to be reconciled, that force must be called in to win back our love? Let us not deceive ourselves, sir. These are the implements of war and subjugationthe last arguments to which kings resort.

  4. Sarah Jessica Parker:

    I might just have to say yeah, yeah. What a gracious lady; she was always so good to me.

  5. Parker Conrad:

    We lived illicitly in this retirement community for six months, which was the worst six months of my life, every time you drove in, you had to check in with a security guard, and we would say we were there to visit Mike’s grandparents. The downstairs neighbors were very nice and gracious and didn’t tattle on us, although they easily could have, and the security guards just rolled their eyes.

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