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graceful Explained

graceful at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:

['greısfəl]

graceful at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

adj
1 moving in a smooth and attractive way, or having an attractive shape or form: --Her movements were graceful and elegant.// --The branches formed a graceful curve.//
2 behaving in a polite and pleasant way: --Her father was a quiet man with graceful manners.// -- gracefully adv // --She rose gracefully to her feet and went to the door.// -- gracefulness n [U] //

graceful at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

147 Moby Thesaurus words for "graceful":
Attic, Ciceronian, Daedalian, accommodating, adept, adroit,
aesthetic, aesthetically appealing, affable, agile, agreeable, apt,
artistic, attentive, attractive, authoritative, beauteous,
beautiful, bravura, brilliant, chaste, civil, civilized, classic,
clean, clear, clever, complaisant, considerate, coordinated,
courteous, courtly, crack, crackerjack, cultivated, cultured,
cunning, cute, daedal, dainty, deferential, deft, delicate,
dexterous, dextrous, diplomatic, direct, discriminating, easy,
elegant, endowed with beauty, excellent, expert, exquisite,
eye-filling, facile, fair, fancy, fastidious, featly, fine,
finished, fleet, flowerlike, flowing, fluent, fluid, good, goodish,
gracile, gracious, handsome, handy, heavy, ingenious, light,
light-footed, limpid, lissome, lithe, lovely, lucid, magisterial,
mannerly, masterful, masterly, natural, neat, neat-fingered,
neat-handed, nice, nimble, nimble-footed, no mean, obliging, peart,
pellucid, perspicuous, plain, pleasing, polished, polite, politic,
pretty, professional, proficient, pulchritudinous, pure, quick,
quite some, ready, refined, resourceful, respectful, restrained,
round, simple, skillful, slick, smooth, solicitous, some,
sophisticated, sprightly, spry, statesmanlike, straightforward,
stylish, suave, subtle, supple, sure-footed, tactful, tasteful,
terse, the compleat, the complete, thoughtful, trim, tripping,
unaffected, unlabored, urbane, virtuoso, well-done, well-mannered,
workmanlike

graceful at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[N] (Elegance): elegance, purity, grace, ease, gracefulness, euphony.

[ADJ] (Elegance): elegant, polished, artistic, graceful, easy, fluent, flowing, tripping, unaffected, natural, mellifluous, euphonious, euphemistic, rhythmical, felicitous, happy, neat, well put, neatly put, well expressed.

graceful at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

adjective
1 moving in a controlled, attractive way or having a smooth, attractive form:
The dancers were all tall and graceful. * He gave a graceful bow to the audience. * the graceful curves of the hills * Dolphins are incredibly graceful and efficient swimmers.
2 polite and kind in your behaviour, especially in a difficult situation:
His father had always taught him to be graceful in defeat. * At the age of 70, she withdrew into graceful retirement.
gracefully adverb:
The cathedral's white towers climb gracefully into the sky. * I think we should just give in gracefully. * Deer ran gracefully between the trees.

Graceful at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Graceful \Grace"ful\, a.
Displaying grace or beauty in form or action; elegant; easy;
agreeable in appearance; as, a graceful walk, deportment,
speaker, air, act, speech.

High o'er the rest in arms the graceful Turnus rode.
--Dryden.
-- {Grace"ful*ly}, adv. {Grace"ful*ness}, n.

graceful at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

graceful
adj 1: characterized by beauty of movement, style, form etc.; not
awkward [ant: {awkward}]
2: suggesting taste, ease, and wealth [syn: {elegant}, {refined}]

graceful at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Alternative forms

* gracefull Inter: qualifier » archaic

Etymology

Inter: suffix » grace|ful

Pronunciation

* Inter: a » UK|US Inter: IPA » /ˈɡɹeɪsfʊl/
  • Inter: audio » en-us-graceful.ogg|Audio (US)

    Adjective

    Inter: en-ad » j

  • Having or showing grace in movement, shape, or proportion.
    1. : She is a graceful dancer.

      Antonyms

      * graceless

  • clumsy

    Derived terms

    * gracefulness

    Related terms

    * grace

    Translations

    Inter: trans-top » showing grace
  • Arabic: Inter: t- » ar|رشيق|tr=rašīq|sc=Arab, Inter: t- » ar|ظريف|tr=ẓarīf|sc=Arab, Inter: t- » ar|لطيف|tr=laṭīf|sc=Arab, Inter: t- » ar|صباح|tr=ṣubāḥ|sc=Arab, Inter: t- » ar|وسيم|tr=wasīm|sc=Arab
  • Chinese:
  • : Mandarin: Inter: t » cmn|優雅|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|优雅|tr=yōuyǎ|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|優美|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|优美|tr=yōuměi|sc=Hani
  • Czech: Inter: t- » cs|elegantní
  • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|elegant, Inter: t- » nl|gracieus
  • Esperanto: Inter: t- » eo|gracia
  • Estonian: graatsiline, solge
  • Finnish: sulava, sulavaliikkeinen, viehättävä, viehkeä, Inter: t+ » fi|komea, Inter: t+ » fi|kaunis, Inter: t+ » fi|upea, Inter: t+ » fi|uljas
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|gracieux
  • German: Inter: t+ » de|anmutig, Inter: t- » de|ansprechend, Inter: t+ » de|elegant, Inter: t+ » de|graziös, Inter: t+ » de|reizend, Inter: t- » de|zierlich
  • Irish: Inter: t- » ga|spéiriúil
  • Italian: Inter: t+ » it|elegante, Inter: t- » it|aggraziato, Inter: t+ » it|leggiadro, Inter: t+ » it|bello

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Japanese: Inter: t- » ja|優雅|tr=ゆうがな, yūga-na|alt=優雅な|sc=Jpan
    • Kurdish:
    • : Sorani: Inter: t- » ku|لاروله‌نج|tr=lArolanj|sc=ku-Arab
    • Polish: Inter: t- » pl|pełen wdzięku, Inter: t+ » pl|powabny
    • Portuguese: Inter: t+ » pt|gracioso
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|грациозный|sc=Cyrl|tr=gracióznyj, Inter: t+ » ru|изящный|tr=izjáščnyj|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t+ » ru|элегантный|tr=elegántnyj|sc=Cyrl
    • Serbo-Croatian: Inter: t- » sh|graciozan, Inter: t- » sh|elegantan, Inter: t- » sh|ljubak
    • Spanish: Inter: t- » es|grácil
    • Swedish: Inter: t- » sv|behagfull, Inter: t+ » sv|elegant, Inter: t- » sv|anslående, Inter: t- » sv|tilltalende, Inter: t+ » sv|förtjusande, Inter: t+ » sv|prydlig
    • Turkish: Inter: t+ » tr|ağırbaşlı, Inter: t+ » tr|ince, Inter: t+ » tr|vakur, Inter: t+ » tr|zarif


    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Translation: et » graceful
    Translation: el » graceful
    Translation: es » graceful
    Translation: fa » graceful
    Translation: fr » graceful
    Translation: ko » graceful
    Translation: io » graceful
    Translation: it » graceful
    Translation: kn » graceful
    Translation: li » graceful
    Translation: hu » graceful
    Translation: ml » graceful
    Translation: my » graceful
    Translation: pl » graceful
    Category: simple:graceful -
    Translation: fi » graceful
    Translation: ta » graceful
    Translation: te » graceful
    Translation: vi » graceful
    Translation: zh » graceful