Thursday, June 23, 2011

Gracious

Merriam-Webster Dictionary (online edition)


gra·cious

 adj \ˈgrā-shəs\

Definition of GRACIOUS

1
a obsolete : godlyb archaic : pleasingacceptable
2
a : marked by kindness and courtesy <a gracious host>b : gracefulc : marked by tact and delicacy : urbaned : characterized by charm, good taste, generosity of spirit, and the tasteful leisure of wealth and good breeding<gracious living>
3
: mercifulcompassionate —used conventionally of royalty and high nobility
— gra·cious·ly adverb
— gra·cious·ness noun

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