gracility
noun see gracile

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Gracility — Gra*cil i*ty, n. [L. gracilitas; cf. F. gracilit[ e].] State of being gracilent; slenderness. Milman. Youthful gracility. W. D. Howells. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gracility — See gracile. * * * …   Universalium

  • gracility — [grə sɪlɪti] noun archaic the state of being gracefully slender …   English new terms dictionary

  • gracility — gra·cil·i·ty …   English syllables

  • gracility — n. 1 slenderness. 2 (of literary style) unornamented simplicity …   Useful english dictionary

  • gracile — gracility /gra sil i tee, greuh /, gracileness, n. /gras il/, adj. 1. gracefully slender. 2. slender; thin. [1615 25; < L gracilis slender, slight, thin] * * * …   Universalium

  • gracile — adjective Etymology: Latin gracilis Date: 1623 1. slender, slight 2. graceful 3. of, relating to, resembling, or being a relatively small slender australopithecine (genus Australopithecus) characterized especially by molars and incisors of… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • airiness — Synonyms and related words: Prospero, airy nothing, airy texture, appearance, ascent, attenuation, bodilessness, bounce, breeziness, bubbliness, buoyancy, carefreeness, chirpiness, daintiness, debonairness, delicacy, delusiveness, diaphanousness …   Moby Thesaurus

  • chastity — Synonyms and related words: Atticism, Encratism, Friday, Lenten fare, Pythagoreanism, Pythagorism, Rechabitism, Shakerism, Spartan fare, Stoicism, absoluteness, abstainment, abstemiousness, abstention, abstinence, appropriateness, asceticism,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • clarity — Synonyms and related words: Atticism, accuracy, admission of light, appropriateness, articulateness, articulation, atmospheric visibility, care, ceiling, ceiling unlimited, chasteness, chastity, classicalism, classicism, clear coast, clear road,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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