Adjective "Gracious" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Gracious


    Definition:

    1. pleasantly kind, benevolent, and courteous.

    2. characterized by good taste, comfort, ease, or luxury: gracious suburban living; a gracious home.

    3. indulgent or beneficent in a pleasantly condescending way, especially to inferiors.

    4. merciful or compassionate: our gracious king.

    5. Obsolete. fortunate or happy. interjection

    6. (used as an exclamation of surprise, relief, dismay, etc.)

    Examples:

    "people can be gracious in defeats."

    "watchers can be gracious in assessments."

    "politicians can be gracious to opponents."

    "places can be gracious in defeats."

    "people can be gracious in/at/on yesterdays."

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