Definición de gracious en inglés:

gracious

Saltos de línea: gra|cious
Pronunciación: /ˈgreɪʃəs
 
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adjetivo

  • 3British A polite epithet used of royalty or their acts: the accession of Her present gracious Majesty
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • My master, who was the most prominent courtier to his most gracious Majesty, the Emperor Kao, may he live ten thousand years.
    • Nevertheless, his widow, the gracious Princess Lom was at the Royal Varuna Yacht Club last weekend, to place the Prince's imprimatur on the championship.
    • The gracious King Louis XVI signed over one million dollars in arms and munitions.

exclamación

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  • Used to express polite surprise: good gracious, that was close!
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • Well, good gracious me, I was very pleasantly surprised.
    • Oh good gracious, was Faith in love too?

Derivativos

graciously

adverbio
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • And we try to abide by the laws of this land that has so graciously and warmly embraced us.
  • The best way to handle repulsive behaviour like that is to smile graciously and act as though nothing were amiss.
  • You showed you are a true sportsman and can graciously admit defeat, and in the end you command a greater respect for it.

graciousness

sustantivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • It was the elder son, he said, who just could not accept the generosity and graciousness of his father in welcoming back a lost and wayward brother.
  • I've occasionally seen him angry, but I must tell you he always treated people with enormous graciousness and friendliness.
  • Norm's winning personality, graciousness, and loyal friendship were manifested in many pleasant times and conversations.

Origen

Middle English: via Old French from Latin gratiosus, from gratia 'esteem, favour' (see grace).

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