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Elegance

El´e`gance
n.1.The state or quality of being elegant; beauty as resulting from choice qualities and the complete absence of what deforms or impresses unpleasantly; grace given by art or practice; fine polish; refinement; - said of manners, language, style, form, architecture, etc.
That grace that elegance affords.
- Drayton.
The endearing elegance of female friendship.
- Johnson.
2.That which is elegant; that which is tasteful and highly attractive.
Noun1.elegance - a refined quality of gracefulness and good taste
Antonyms:
inelegance - the quality of lacking refinement and good taste
Babylonian splendor, acquired taste, amenities, appreciation of excellence, arabesque, attractiveness, baroque, baroqueness, beauteousness, beautifulness, beauty, beauty unadorned, bloom, breeding, brilliance, charm, cheeseparing, chic, chinoiserie, choiceness, civilities, civility, civilized taste, civilizedness, clothes-consciousness, comity, convention, courtliness, coxcombry, cultivated taste, cultivation, culture, daintiness, dandyism, decencies, decency, decorousness, decorum, delicacy, dignity, diplomatic code, discrimination, ease, economy, economy of assumption, economy of means, elaborateness, elegancies, etiquette, euphemism, euphuism, excellence, exquisite manners, exquisiteness, facility, fanciness, fastidiousness, fineness, finesse, flamboyance, floridity, floridness, flow, floweriness, fluency, foppery, foppishness, formalism, formalities, formality, frugality, genteelness, gentility, gentlemanlikeness, gentlemanliness, gentleness, glory, glow, good breeding, good form, good manners, good taste, goody-goodness, goody-goodyism, gorgeousness, grace, gracefulness, gracility, graciosity, graciousness, grandeur, grandiosity, grandness, handsomeness, imposingness, impressiveness, jauntiness, ladylikeness, lavishness, law of parsimony, loveliness, lushness, luxuriance, luxuriousness, luxury, magnificence, majesty, manners, modesty, mores, moresque, nattiness, natural politeness, neatness, niceness, nicety, nobility, ostentation, overelaborateness, overelegance, overniceness, overornamentation, overpreciseness, overrefinement, parsimoniousness, parsimony, pedantry, pinching, plushness, poetry, point of etiquette, polish, politeness, politesse, poshness, preciosity, preciousness, precisianism, prettiness, proprieties, propriety, protocol, proudness, pudency, pudicity, pulchritude, punctilio, purism, quality, quiet good manners, refinement, resplendence, richness, ritziness, rococo, rules of conduct, scrimping, seemliness, shame, sharpness, skimping, sleekness, smartness, smoothness, social code, social conduct, social graces, social procedures, social usage, sophistication, spiffiness, splendidness, splendiferousness, splendor, state, stateliness, stinting, style, subtlety, sumptuousness, taste, tastefulness, the beautiful, trimness
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