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Definition 1: characterized by charm, good taste, and generosity of spirit - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where gracious or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

(gracious is similar to ...) suggesting taste, ease, and wealth

(gracious is similar to ...) (used conventionally of royalty and high nobility) gracious

"our merciful king"

(means also ...) characteristic of or befitting a friend

"friendly advice" "a friendly neighborhood" "the only friendly person here" "a friendly host and hostess"

(means also ...) (used of persons and their behavior) cultivated and genteel

"she was delicate and refined and unused to hardship" "refined people with refined taste"

Definition 2: characterized by kindness and warm courtesy especially of a king to his subjects - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where gracious or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • our benignant king

Synonyms for gracious in the sense of this definition

(gracious is similar to ...) having or showing a tender and considerate and helpful nature; used especially of persons and their behavior

"kind to sick patients" "a kind master" "kind words showing understanding and sympathy" "thanked her for her kind letter"

Definition 3: exhibiting courtesy and politeness - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where gracious or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a nice gesture

Synonyms for gracious in the sense of this definition

(gracious is similar to ...) showing regard for others in manners, speech, behavior, etc.

Definition 4: disposed to bestow favors - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where gracious or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • thanks to the gracious gods

(gracious is similar to ...) presenting favorable circumstances; likely to result in or show signs of success

"propitious omens" "propitious gales speeded us along" "a propitious alignment of planets for space exploration"

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