Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In music, same as grazioso.

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Examples

  • Cum muliere aliqua gratiosa saepe coire erit utilissimum.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • And this is charisma, “gratiosa donatio,” “the free grant” of righteousness; or dōrēma,

    The Doctrine of Justification by Faith

  • And thence he thus defines the imputation of righteousness unto us, — namely, that it is, “gratiosa divinæ mentis æstimatio, quâ credentem in Filium suum, eo loco reputat ac si perfectè justus esset, ac legi et voluntati ejus per omnia semper paruisset.”

    The Doctrine of Justification by Faith

  • Rescripts in forma gratiosa are effective from the date they bear; others only from the moment of execution.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • Erat etiam hoc praeceptum ad declinandam idololatriam, credebant enim idololatrae quod, si mures aut lacertae, vel aliquid huiusmodi, quae immolabant idolis, cito caderent in vasa vel in aquas, quod essent diis gratiosa.

    Siris

  • * [2225] gratiosa divinæ mentis æstimatio, quâ credentem in Filium suum, eo loco reputat ac si perfectè justus esset, ac legi et voluntati ejus per omnia

    The Doctrine of Justification by Faith

  • (gratis facta — a rescript in forma gratiosa); sometimes another is empowered to concede the request (gratia facienda — a rescript in forma commissoria); sometimes the grant is made under certain conditions to be examined into by the executor (a rescript in forma mixta).

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • England many years before Shakespeare's time, but is always associated in the old authors with funerals and churchyards; so that Spenser calls it the "Cypress funereal," which epithet he may have taken from Pliny's description of the Cypress: "Natu morosa, fructu supervacua, baccis torva, foliis amara, odore violenta, ac ne umbrâ quidem gratiosa -- Diti sacra, et ideo funebri signo ad domos posita" ( "Nat.

    The plant-lore & garden-craft of Shakespeare

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