grazioso

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Italian grazioso (graceful), from Latin grātiōsus (agreeable, popular), from grātia (grace). Cognate to English gracious.

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Adjective[edit]

grazioso (comparative more grazioso, superlative most grazioso)

  1. (music) graceful, flowing

Adverb[edit]

grazioso (comparative more grazioso, superlative most grazioso)

  1. (music) gracefully, flowingly

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin grātiōsus (agreeable, popular), from grātia (grace) + -ōsus (-y, -ous), equivalent to grazia +‎ -oso. Cognate to English gracious, French gracieux, Norman grâcieux, Romanian grațios, Spanish and Portuguese gracioso, Catalan graciós.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡratˈtsjo.so/, [ɡräˈt̪͡ːs̪joːso], [ɡräˈt̪͡ːs̪joːzo]
  • Rhymes: -ozo
  • Hyphenation: gra‧zió‧so

Adjective[edit]

grazioso m (feminine singular graziosa, masculine plural graziosi, feminine plural graziose, superlative graziosissimo)

  1. cute, pretty, nice, graceful
  2. delightful, graceful
  3. (literary) kind, gracious
  4. (literary, poetic) gracious, merciful, compassionate
  5. (music) grazioso

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