- gratious (obsolete)
From Middle English gracious, from Old French gracieus, from Latin gratiosus, from gratia (“esteem, favor”). See grace. Displaced native Old English hold (“gracious”). Doublet of gracioso and grazioso.
- kind and warmly courteous
- indulgent, charming and graceful
- elegant and with good taste
- full of grace
- magnanimous, without arrogance or complaint, benevolently declining to raise controversy or insist on possible prerogatives.
- The actress's gracious acceptance of being named only in the end credits allowed her character's appearance in the episode to remain a surprise.
kind and warmly courteous
indulgent — See also translations at indulgent
elegant and with good taste — See also translations at elegant
benignant — See also translations at benignant
full of grace
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- (expression of surprise): See Thesaurus:wow
- kind, gracious, polite
- forgiving, relenting (used mainly positively)
- godly, Christian, involving the graciousness of God.
- lucky, glad; bestowed with good fortune.
- enjoyable, nice, pleasing.
- good-looking; pleasing to the eye.
- obedient, respectworthy
- (rare) useful, beneficious