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Definition of "elegance" []

  • Refinement, grace, and beauty in movement, appearance, or manners. (noun)
  • Tasteful opulence in form, decoration, or presentation. (noun)
  • Restraint and grace of style. (noun)
  • Scientific exactness and precision. (noun)
  • Something elegant. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "elegance" in a sentence
  • "Ellison referred to as "elegance" is not foreign to black experience."
  • "But when she stepped onto the floor each week, she was a vision in elegance, grace, and beauty."
  • "The company's Web site says its Platinum Luxury Restroom Trailers "offer the ultimate in elegance with interiors that provide all the comforts of home.""