Definitions

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  • n. The property or condition of being gracile.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. State of being gracilent; slenderness.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The character of being gracile; slenderness.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. elegance and beauty of movement or expression

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Examples

  • In person, Caesar was tall, fair, and of limbs distinguished for their elegant proportions and gracility.

    The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction Volume 20, No. 570, October 13, 1832

  • The other gentleman, stretched at ease in a deep chair, with one leg propped on a cricket, had the distinction of long forms, which the years had left in their youthful gracility; his snow-white moustache had been allowed to droop over the handsome mouth, whose teeth were beginning to go.

    The Minister's Charge

  • In person, he was tall, fair, and of limbs distinguished for their elegant proportions and gracility.

    The Caesars

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  • Gracility meaning not “slender and dexterous,�? but “skimpy.�? from Isola di Rifiuti

    November 17, 2007