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Synonyms for gracious
ˈgreɪ ʃəs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. gracious(adj)

    characterized by charm, good taste, and generosity of spirit

    "gracious even to unexpected visitors"; "gracious living"; "he bears insult with gracious good humor"

    Synonyms:
    courteous, nice, benignant

    Antonyms:
    graceless, unkind, ungracious, unpleasing, churlish, impolite, unpropitious

  2. benignant, gracious(adj)

    characterized by kindness and warm courtesy especially of a king to his subjects

    "our benignant king"

    Synonyms:
    courteous, benign, nice, benignant

    Antonyms:
    impolite, graceless, churlish, unpropitious, unpleasing, unkind, ungracious

  3. courteous, gracious, nice(adj)

    exhibiting courtesy and politeness

    "a nice gesture"

    Synonyms:
    courteous, overnice, squeamish, dainty, benignant, nice, prissy, skillful, decent

    Antonyms:
    graceless, unpropitious, impolite, unpleasing, churlish, unkind, ungracious

  4. gracious(adj)

    disposed to bestow favors

    "thanks to the gracious gods"

    Synonyms:
    courteous, nice, benignant

    Antonyms:
    unpleasing, impolite, unkind, unpropitious, churlish, graceless, ungracious

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. gracious

    Human denotes what pertains to mankind, with no suggestion as to its being good or evil; as, the human race; human qualities; we speak of human achievements, virtues, or excellences, human follies, vices, or crimes. Humane denotes what may rightly be expected of mankind at its best in the treatment of sentient beings; a humane enterprise or endeavor is one that is intended to prevent or relieve suffering. The humane man will not needlessly inflict pain upon the meanest thing that lives; a merciful man is disposed to withhold or mitigate the suffering even of the guilty. The compassionate man sympathizes with and desires to relieve actual suffering, while one who is humane would forestall and prevent the suffering which he sees to be possible. Compare MERCY; PITIFUL; PITY.

    See synonyms for BARBAROUS.

    Synonyms:
    benevolent, benignant, charitable, clement, compassionate, forgiving, gentle, human, humane, kind, kind-hearted, merciful, pitying, sympathetic, tender, tender-hearted

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. gracious

    Synonyms:
    affable, courteous, benignant, kind, civil, condescending, merciful, friendly, tender, gentle, beneficent

    Antonyms:
    haughty, discourteous, illdisposed, ungracious, churlish

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. gracious(a.)

    Synonyms:
    benevolent, benignant, favorable, kind, friendly, merciful, condescending, compassionate, tender, lenient, mild, gentle

  2. gracious(a.)

    Synonyms:
    affable, familiar, courteous, civil, polite, easy

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. gracious(a)

    Synonyms:
    merciful, lenient, beneficent, compassionate, benign, tender, graceful, elegant, courteous, debonair, complaisant, urbane, affable

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How to use gracious in a sentence?

  1. Tony Bennett:

    ( Virginia President Jim Ryan) and Carla( Carla Williams) were very gracious in what Virginia President Jim Ryan -RRB- offered to me as a potential contract, but I have a very good contract, i have more than enough, and if there are ways that this can help out the athletic department, the other programs and coaches, by not tying up so much( in men's basketball), that's my desire.

  2. North Carolina Rep. Mark Walker:

    The vice president was gracious enough to spend close to 40 minutes with us, took all the questions that he had time for from the members, and I think most guys would have to walk away feeling optimistic about the process.

  3. Van Drew:

    I think they were very kind, very gracious, very nice, very supportive, and I appreciated that.

  4. Kevin Gillespie:

    Gunshow is brash and masculine and over the top. And it doesn't care whether you like it in many ways. And it's kind of obnoxious, and it's very much me, revival is much more gracious. It's your grandmother's home, and she's going to do anything she can to make you happy and get you fed.

  5. Parker Conrad:

    We lived illicitly in this retirement community for six months, which was the worst six months of my life, every time you drove in, you had to check in with a security guard, and we would say we were there to visit Mike’s grandparents. The downstairs neighbors were very nice and gracious and didn’t tattle on us, although they easily could have, and the security guards just rolled their eyes.


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