Definition of "graciousness" []

  • Characterized by or showing kindness and courtesy (adjective)
  • Condescendingly courteous, benevolent, or indulgent (adjective)
  • Characterized by or suitable for a life of elegance, ease, and indulgence (adjective)
  • Merciful or compassionate (adjective)
  • Fortunate, prosperous, or happy (adjective)
  • An expression of mild surprise or wonder (often in exclamatory phrases such as good gracious!, gracious me!) (exclamation)
  • The state of being gracious (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "graciousness" in a sentence
  • "With all his certain graciousness, in cabin or on deck, so far as his social equals are concerned, his graciousness is cool, elevated, thin."
  • "Ahem, it is in fact naive to expect graciousness from the swearing, spitting, frothing HA crowd."
  • "‘What you call graciousness, Hester, is an obligation of which religion knows nothing,’ she said after a pause."