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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. Bobby Brown:

    God was gracious enough to give me a baby girl (his daughter Bodhi with Etheredge) in the last two months, you know, after losing one.

  2. 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.

  3. Katie Langston:

    You can't have a good and loving and gracious God at the same time as you have a 'worthiness' construct that is enforced by a systematic, regular, personal inquisition. They are fundamentally incompatible.

  4. Erin Youngren:

    He was so kind and gracious, especially to the couple, it was a life moment that none of us will ever forget.

  5. Peter Lasagna:

    Jack is one of the most tenacious and gracious and humble people Ive ever coached, he is a loved young man whom everyone is rooting for.


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