Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: adjective

Courteous; kind; affable; manifesting divine grace.

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Usage examples "gracious":

  1. Though I will confess it would be gracious of you to keep my name out of the affair." - "Alias The Lone Wolf", Louis Joseph Vance.
  2. It was a very polite- even a gracious act to send in her card on her way home. - "The Fortunate Youth", William J. Locke.
  3. At least there is this comfort, cruel child, thy little heart was not set on him, gracious and handsome though he were- and thy mother's most devoted knight! - "Unknown to History A Story of the Captivity of Mary of Scotland", Charlotte M. Yonge.