Elegance - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈelɪɡəns|  American pronunciation of the word elegance
Brit.  |ˈɛlɪɡ(ə)ns|  British pronunciation of the word elegance

noun

- a refined quality of gracefulness and good taste

she conveys an aura of elegance and gentility

- a quality of neatness and ingenious simplicity in the solution of a problem (especially in science or mathematics)

the simplicity and elegance of his invention

Examples

...the elegance of the hotel's French furnishings...

she conveys an aura of elegance and gentility

the simplicity and elegance of his invention

The hotel combines American comfort with continental elegance.

The decor typifies the elegance of royal residences.

Such elegance contrasted with the desolation of the house.

The buildings reflect the elegance of a bygone era.

the style and elegance of the designs

She looked the epitome of elegance.

The hotel maintains traditional standards of elegance, style, and grace.

Cheryl has a natural elegance about her.

She dressed with simple elegance.

His eyes quickly took in the elegance of her dress.

...if you were to doll up those Shaker-style rooms, you'd ruin their simple elegance...

I have been admiring your cupboards; they are the very pink of elegance.

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