graceful

Use the adjective graceful to describe movements that are lovely and elegant. If you watch a yoga class, you'll see a variety of styles, ranging from awkward to graceful.

Were some people born graceful? From their elegant way they move to their great timing and well-chosen words, being graceful does seem to come naturally to some. For others, it comes with practice and being focused. For example, the discipline of ballet makes dancers graceful — even when reaching for something on a high shelf at the grocery store.

Definitions of graceful
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adj characterized by beauty of movement, style, form, or execution

Synonyms:
beautiful
delighting the senses or exciting intellectual or emotional admiration
elegant
refined and tasteful in appearance or behavior or style
elegant
displaying effortless beauty and simplicity in movement or execution
fluent, fluid, liquid, smooth
smooth and unconstrained in movement
gainly
graceful and pleasing
gracile, willowy
slender and graceful
lissom, lissome, lithe, lithesome, slender, supple, svelte, sylphlike
moving and bending with ease
Antonyms:
awkward
lacking grace or skill in manner or movement or performance
maladroit
not adroit
ugly
displeasing to the senses
clumsy, clunky, gawky, ungainly, unwieldy
lacking grace in movement or posture
graceless, ungraceful
lacking grace; clumsy
labored, laboured, strained
lacking natural ease
wooden
lacking ease or grace
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adj suggesting taste, ease, and wealth

Synonyms:
elegant, refined
gracious
characterized by charm, good taste, and generosity of spirit

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