What does gracious mean?

Definitions for gracious
ˈgreɪ ʃəsgra·cious

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word gracious.

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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How to say gracious in sign language?

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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. Tim Matheson:

    We all became Deltas that night, the thing I remember most about John Belushi was how gracious he was to me … The bond went beyond being just actors and I became a friend to him and he was a great friend to me … He was a great man. He was a wonderful actor.

  2. David Gridley, Indiantown:

    Swearing is like any other music...If it is not done well, if it is not done with a fine and discriminating art, and vitalized with gracious and heartborn feeling, it lacks beauty, it lacks charm, it lacks expression, it lacks nobleness, it lacks majesty...

  3. 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.

  4. Jack Ezon:

    Every hotel in Miami has been gracious about refunds.

  5. Steve Lonegan:

    Chair Yellen was engaged, gracious and asked key questions, i would like to hope that what we established with Chair Yellen was respect.

Images & Illustrations of gracious

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