Gra"cious (?), a. [F. gracieux, L. gratiosus. See Grace.]
Abounding in grace or mercy; manifesting love,. or bestowing mercy; characterized by grace; beneficent; merciful; disposed to show kindness or favor; condescending; as, his most gracious majesty.
A god ready to pardon, gracious and merciful.
Neh. ix. 17.
So hallowed and so gracious in the time.
Abounding in beauty, loveliness, or amiability; graceful; excellent.
Since the birth of Cain, the first male child, . . .
There was not such a gracious creature born.
Produced by divine grace; influenced or controlled by the divine influence; as, gracious affections.
Syn. -- Favorable; kind; benevolent; friendly; beneficent; benignant; merciful.
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