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Princeton's WordNet

  1. graciously, gracefullyadverb

    in a gracious or graceful manner

    "he did not have a chance to grow up graciously"


  1. graciouslyadverb

    In a gracious manner; with grace and courtesy.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Graciouslyadverb

    Etymology: from gracious.

    His testimony he graciously confirmed, that it was the best of all my tragedies. Dryden.

    He heard my vows, and graciously decreed
    My grounds to be restor’d, my former flocks to feed. Dryd.

    If her majesty would but graciously be pleased to think a hardship of this nature worthy her royal consideration. Jonathan Swift.


  1. graciously

    Graciously refers to doing something in a kind, polite, generous, or courteous manner. It often involves showing goodwill, behaving in a respectful way, expressing generosity or consideration, and doing it all effortlessly and naturally.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Graciouslyadverb

    in a gracious manner; courteously; benignantly

  2. Graciouslyadverb

    fortunately; luckily

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of graciously in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of graciously in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of graciously in a Sentence

  1. Thomas Mann:

    As death, when we come to consider it closely, is the true goal of our existence, I have formed during the last few years such close relations with this best and truest friend of mankind, that his image is not only no longer terrifying to me, but is indeed very soothing and consoling And I thank my God for graciously granting me the opportunity...of learning that death is the key which unlocks the door to our true happiness.

  2. Ted Cruz:

    The reason's not complicated, number one: I like Donald. He's a friend of mine. But when Donald arrives at an event, he brings an army of TV reporters. He brings an army of cameras that show up. And Donald's being there -- he very graciously accepted -- means the mainstream media will cover the event.

  3. President Trump:

    Alex Acosta informed me this morning that he felt the constant drumbeat of press about a prosecution which took place under his watch more than 12 years ago was bad for the Administration, which he so strongly believes in, and he graciously tendered his resignation.

  4. Nate Parker:

    I feel very blessed that the Venice Film Festival recognized what the film could mean for society and so graciously allowed us to be here.

  5. Daniel Weiss:

    The Sackler family has graciously supported The Met for 50 years and has not proposed any new contributions, nonetheless, in consideration of the ongoing litigation, the prudent course of action at this time is to suspend acceptance of gifts from individuals associated with this public health crisis.

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