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Synonyms for gracious
ˈgreɪ ʃəsgra·cious

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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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. graciousadjective

    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, graciousadjective

    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, niceadjective

    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. graciousadjective

    disposed to bestow favors

    "thanks to the gracious gods"

    Synonyms:
    courteous, nice, benignant

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

Editors Contribution

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    Submitted by anonymous on November 17, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. graciousadjective

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

  2. graciousadjective

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. graciousadjective

    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. Sarah Jessica Parker:

    I might just have to say yeah, yeah. What a gracious lady; she was always so good to me.

  2. William Wordsworth:

    When from our better selves we have too long been parted by the hurrying world, and droop. Sick of its business, of its pleasures tired, how gracious, how benign in solitude.

  3. Nancy Pelosi:

    These, some personality issues and the rest, they are minor, we sat down today. We had a good meeting. And the congresswoman is a very gracious member of Congress, so we had a very positive conversation about our districts and how we represent them, our country.

  4. Jack Ezon:

    Every hotel in Miami has been gracious about refunds.

  5. Homer:

    May the gods grant you all things which your heart desires, and may they give you a husband and a home and gracious concord, for there is nothing greater and better than this -when a husband and wife keep a household in oneness of mind, a great woe to their enemies and joy to their friends, and win high renown.

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