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Synonyms for gracious
ˈgreɪ ʃəsgra·cious

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English Synonyms and Antonyms5.0 / 2 votes

  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 Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. gracious

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

    Antonyms:
    haughty, discourteous, illdisposed, ungracious, churlish

Princeton's WordNet1.0 / 1 vote

  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

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    Submitted by anonymous on November 17, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes3.0 / 1 vote

  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 Words0.0 / 0 votes

  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. Jon Huntsman:

    The View ' took the stronger part of me to hold back, the stronger part to try to be gracious.

  2. Joe Bruno:

    She loved to cook, was a devoted wife, amazing mother and a gracious woman. Carol spread joy to all those around her and will be missed greatly.

  3. Deborah Moore:

    Dad taught me to always be appreciative of what you have, in fact, he would never say no to anyone who asked for an autograph. Even if it was at the most inconvenient moment, he ’d be so gracious and say yes. I remember he once said, ‘ These are the people who put me here ’ and that’s why he did it. He also taught me that it’s so easy to be kind and so hard to be unkind, because he always had so much love and respect for other people. He was such a good man.

  4. Jared Kushner:

    They were very gracious to allow us to fly over their airspace, which theyve never done before, for an Israeli commercial plane. And so this, again, is another historic breakthrough.

  5. Jack Ezon:

    Every hotel in Miami has been gracious about refunds.


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