- grace|ful [ `greısfəl ] adjective *1. ) graceful movement is smooth and beautiful:She rose to her feet in one graceful movement.2. ) a graceful shape or object is attractive:graceful Moorish architecturegraceful arms and feet3. ) showing good manners and respect for other people:She was extremely graceful in defeat.a graceful refusal╾ grace|ful|ly adverb╾ grace|ful|ness noun uncount
Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.