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Definition of Elegant

Elegant

  1. Very choice, and hence, pleasing to good taste; characterized by grace, propriety, and refinement, and the absence of every thing offensive; exciting admiration and approbation by symmetry, completeness, freedom from blemish, and the like; graceful; tasteful and highly attractive; as, elegant manners; elegant style of composition; an elegant speaker; an elegant structure.
  2. Exercising a nice choice; discriminating beauty or sensitive to beauty; as, elegant taste.

Elegant Quotations

On vacation, you can wear all the colorful and casual clothing that you like, but you must always be elegant.
Christian Dior

The sword was a very elegant weapon in the days of the samurai. You had honor and chivalry much like the knights, and yet it was a gruesome and horrific weapon.
Dustin Diamond

Without a knowledge of mythology much of the elegant literature of our own language cannot be understood and appreciated.
Thomas Bulfinch

The moon puts on an elegant show, different every time in shape, colour and nuance.
Arthur Smith

What convinces is conviction. Believe in the argument you're advancing. If you don't you're as good as dead. The other person will sense that something isn't there, and no chain of reasoning, no matter how logical or elegant or brilliant, will win your case for you.
Lyndon B. Johnson
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Elegant Translations

elegant in Afrikaans is elegant
elegant in Dutch is bevallig, elegant, piekfijn, net
elegant in German is elegant, elegante
elegant in Italian is elegante
elegant in Latin is mundus, teres, lepidus, lautus
elegant in Norwegian is smakfull, elegant
elegant in Portuguese is elegante, esbelto
elegant in Spanish is elegante
elegant in Swedish is sirlig, elegant, stilfull
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