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gracility

Line breaks: gra¦cil|ity
Pronunciation: /ɡrəˈsɪlɪti
 
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Definition of gracility in English:

noun

[mass noun] formal
1The state of being gracefully slender.
Example sentences
  • The concept of gracility had taken over, causing young women to seek after the slender figure of a tubercular, anemic, chlorositic waif.

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