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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR GRACIOUSNESS

The use of a title higher than his own flattered the Inspector, and he was moved to graciousness.

From that moment I felt ill at ease with her, in spite of her graciousness and her kindness.

All graciousness must henceforth be a sorrow: it has to go with the sunsets.

The graciousness of her manner, however, underwent no abatement.

But it was not long before he learned that the graciousness was, in her case, a mistake.

Who can know His graciousness, His infinity of tenderness and courtesy, as can the sinner?

The courtesy which offers attentions should be met with graciousness in receiving them.

Her beauty and her graciousness were universally pronounced enchanting.

"I'm sure I'm much obliged to you, missis," he said, with an attempt at graciousness.

Davis, with a graciousness all his own, took off his gloves.

WORD ORIGIN

early 15c., from gracious + -ness.

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