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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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. Bobby Brown:

    God was gracious enough to give me a baby girl (his daughter Bodhi with Etheredge) in the last two months, you know, after losing one.

  2. Roberto Reyes:

    The few residents I did speak to today, a lot of people werent home today, unfortunately,but the few residents I did speak to today were surprised to see me obviously, but once they were explained the circumstances, they were very gracious.

  3. William Wordsworth:

    When from our better selves we have too long been parted by the hurrying world, and droop. Sick of its business, of its pleasures tired, how gracious, how benign in solitude.

  4. Elaine Stevens:

    I thought she was sexy, i thought she was the epitome of that brand that she so shamelessly pushed over the years. But she was very beautiful. And she was soft-spoken and a very smart lady. I thought she was a good mother. I heard tales… about how she allegedly used her children for publicity purposes. But to me, she was very gracious. She loved my dad. People down here loved her. They really gave her great, great Southern hospitality. [And] you never saw the downside of her. Even if she imbibed quite heavily. But she was a really good mom.

  5. Tony Bennett:

    ( Virginia President Jim Ryan) and Carla( Carla Williams) were very gracious in what Virginia President Jim Ryan -RRB- offered to me as a potential contract, but I have a very good contract, i have more than enough, and if there are ways that this can help out the athletic department, the other programs and coaches, by not tying up so much( in men's basketball), that's my desire.

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