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gracious

adjective  us   /ˈɡreɪ·ʃəs/

gracious adjective (PLEASANT)

pleasant, kind, and polite: You’re a gracious host.

gracious adjective (COMFORTABLE)

having the qualities great comfort and luxury made possible by wealth: He was used to gracious living.

gracious

exclamation  us   /ˈɡreɪ·ʃəs/ dated

gracious exclamation (SURPRISE)

used to express surprise or to emphasize what is being said: My goodness gracious, that was a huge repair bill.
Translations of “gracious”
in Korean 품위 있는…
in Arabic لَطيف…
in Portuguese amável…
in Catalan amable…
in Japanese 感じのよい, 礼儀正しい…
in Italian benevolo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 令人愉快的, 慈祥的, 和藹的…
in Russian любезный, вежливый, изобильный…
in Turkish asil, nazik, sakin…
in Chinese (Simplified) 令人愉快的, 慈祥的, 和蔼的…
in Polish uprzejmy, wytworny…
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