What does the word gracious mean?

Usage examples for gracious

  1. Though I will confess it would be gracious of you to keep my name out of the affair." – Alias The Lone Wolf by 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 by 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 by Charlotte M. Yonge