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graceful

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of graceful

  1. 1 moving easily <the graceful ballerina effortlessly leapt across the stage> Synonyms agile, featly, feline, gracile, light, light-footed (also light-foot), lightsome, lissome (also lissom), lithe, lithesome, nimble, spry Related Words acrobatic, flexible, limber, loose-jointed, pliable, pliant, supple; adroit, deft, dexterous (also dextrous), light-fingered; fleet-footed, sure-footed; athletic, balletic, coordinated Near Antonyms uncoordinated; inflexible, rigid, stiff; bungling, inept, maladroit Antonyms awkward, clumsy, gawky, graceless, klutzy, lumbering, ungainly, ungraceful

  2. 2 having or showing elegance <sat down in the old plantation home's very graceful parlor> Synonyms classy, courtly, fine, elegant, handsome, majestic, refined, stately, tastefulRelated Words august, baronial, gallant, glorious, grand, heroic (also heroical), imposing, lavish, luxurious, magnificent, monumental, noble, ornate, proud, regal, rich, royal, splendid, superb; artful, genteel, polished, sophisticated; classic, conservative, exquisite, quiet, restrained, simple, understated; aristocratic, patrician; à la mode (also a la mode), chic, fashionable, in, modish, posh, sharp, sleek, smart, snappy, stylish, swagger, swank (or swanky); affected, grandiose, ostentatious, pretentious, recherchéNear Antonyms cheesy, coarse, crude, flamboyant, flashy, garish, gaudy, glitzy, grotesque, loud, raffish, splashy, tacky, tawdry, ticky-tacky (also ticky-tack); rough-edged, rough-hewn, rude, trashy, uncouth, uncultivated, uncultured, unpolished, unrefined, vulgarAntonyms dowdy, graceless, inelegant, styleless, tasteless, unfashionable, unhandsome, unstylish


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