Definition of elegance
1a : refined grace or dignified propriety : urbanityb : tasteful richness of design or ornamentation the sumptuous elegance of the furnishingsc : dignified gracefulness or restrained beauty of style : polish the essay is marked by lucidity, wit, and eleganced : scientific precision, neatness, and simplicity the elegance of a mathematical proof
2 : something that is elegant
Examples of elegance in a sentence
the elegance of the hotel's French furnishings
First Known Use of elegance
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Definition of elegance for Students
1 : gracefulness of style or movement There was something painfully beautiful about the swans … the elegance of them … made Sara catch her breath … — Betsy Byars, The Summer of the Swans
2 : tasteful luxury The hotel was known for its elegance.
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