HyperDic: elegance

English > 2 senses of the word elegance:
NOUNattributeelegancea refined quality of gracefulness and good taste
attributeelegancea quality of neatness and ingenious simplicity in the solution of a problem (especially in science or mathematics)
elegance > pronunciation
Soundseh'lahgahns
Rhymesabeyance ... virulence: 273 rhymes with ahns...
English > elegance: 2 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningA refined quality of gracefulness and good taste.
Example"she conveys an aura of elegance and gentility"
Narrowerbreeding, genteelness, gentilityelegance by virtue of fineness of manner and expression
chic, chicness, chichi, modishness, smartness, stylishness, swank, last wordelegance by virtue of being fashionable
classelegance in dress or behavior
courtlinesselegance suggestive of a royal court
daintiness, delicacy, finenessThe quality of being beautiful and delicate in appearance
dash, elan, flair, panache, styledistinctive and stylish elegance
magnificence, brilliance, splendor, splendour, grandeur, grandnessThe quality of being magnificent or splendid or grand
pomp, eclatceremonial elegance and splendor
tastefulnesselegance indicated by good taste
BroaderqualityAn essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone
OppositeineleganceThe quality of lacking refinement and good taste
Spanishelegancia
Catalanelegància
Adjectiveselegantrefined and tasteful in appearance or behavior or style
elegantsuggesting taste, ease, and wealth
English > elegance: 2 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningA quality of neatness and ingenious simplicity in the solution of a problem (especially in science or mathematics).
Example"the simplicity and elegance of his invention"
BroaderqualityAn essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone
Adjectiveselegantdisplaying effortless beauty and simplicity in movement or execution

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