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- n. The state of being gracious
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Quality of being gracious.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The condition or quality of being gracious; kindness; condescension; mercifulness.
- n. Attractiveness; charm; fascination.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the quality of being kind and gentle
- n. excellence of manners or social conduct
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With all his certain graciousness, in cabin or on deck, so far as his social equals are concerned, his graciousness is cool, elevated, thin.
Ahem, it is in fact naive to expect graciousness from the swearing, spitting, frothing HA crowd.
‘What you call graciousness, Hester, is an obligation of which religion knows nothing,’ she said after a pause.
Your graciousness is something which we will dearly cherish.
'What you call graciousness, Hester, is an obligation of which religion knows nothing,' she said after a pause.
"have mercy"; God's graciousness is felt more and more the longer one knows Him (Ps 130: 7).
And now I hope I can not only be the kind of author thatdelivers stories like Koontz, but also one who isn’t one whit behind in graciousness with my readers.
Now when King Shahriman heard these his son’s words and learnt the import of his verses and poetical quotations, he made no answer, of his excessive love for him, but redoubled in graciousness and kindness to him.
There absolutely is a veneer of social graciousness, that is predicated on an outlook that society is more "civilized" when folks act nicely toward one another, regardless of how they really feel.
Taking on the multiples of the snarky and the silly and the less than well reasoned, but still standing in clarity, intelligence and unwavering centered graciousness, that is you I am noticing, DTM.
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