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Definition of Gracious

Gracious

  1. Abounding in grace or mercy; manifesting love,. or bestowing mercy; characterized by grace; beneficent; merciful; disposed to show kindness or favor; condescending; as, his most gracious majesty.
  2. Abounding in beauty, loveliness, or amiability; graceful; excellent.
  3. Produced by divine grace; influenced or controlled by the divine influence; as, gracious affections.

Gracious Quotations

If somebody is gracious enough to give me a second chance, I won't need a third.
Pete Rose

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 is solitude.
William Wordsworth

Literature is my Utopia. Here I am not disenfranchised. No barrier of the senses shuts me out from the sweet, gracious discourses of my book friends. They talk to me without embarrassment or awkwardness.
Helen Keller

There are no better cosmetics than a severe temperance and purity, modesty and humility, a gracious temper and calmness of spirit; and there is no true beauty without the signatures of these graces in the very countenance.
Arthur Helps

And you know, when you've experienced grace and you feel like you've been forgiven, you're a lot more forgiving of other people. You're a lot more gracious to others.
Rick Warren
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Gracious Translations

gracious in Latin is propitius

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