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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Italian grazioso (graceful), from Latin grātiōsus (agreeable, popular), from grātia (grace). Cognate to English gracious.

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grazioso (comparative more grazioso, superlative most grazioso)

  1. (music) graceful, flowing

AdverbEdit

grazioso (comparative more grazioso, superlative most grazioso)

  1. (music) gracefully, flowingly

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin grātiōsus (agreeable, popular), from grātia (grace) + -ōsus (-y, -ous), equivalent to grazia +‎ -oso. Cognate to English gracious, French gracieux, Norman grâcieux, Romanian grațios, Spanish and Portuguese gracioso, Catalan graciós.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɡratˈtsjo.so/, [ɡräˈt̪͡ːs̪joːso], [ɡräˈt̪͡ːs̪joːzo]
  • Rhymes: -ozo
  • Hyphenation: gra‧zió‧so

AdjectiveEdit

grazioso m (feminine singular graziosa, masculine plural graziosi, feminine plural graziose, superlative graziosissimo)

  1. cute, pretty, nice, graceful
  2. delightful, graceful
  3. (literary) kind, gracious
  4. (literary, poetic) gracious, merciful, compassionate
  5. (music) grazioso

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