Elegance in nature.
An example of elegance is the manner of a princess.
- the quality of being elegant; specif.,
- dignified richness and grace, as of design
- polished fastidiousness or refined grace, as in manners
- clever aptness and simplicity
- anything elegant
Origin of eleganceFrench élégance ; from Classical Latin elegantia
- a. Refinement, grace, and beauty in movement, appearance, or manners.b. Tasteful opulence in form, decoration, or presentation.
- a. Restraint and grace of style.b. Scientific exactness and precision.
- Something elegant.
(usually uncountable, plural elegances)
- Grace, refinement, and beauty in movement, appearance, or manners
- The bride was elegance personified.
- Restraint and grace of style
- The simple dress had a quiet elegance.
- The beauty of an idea characterized by minimalism and intuitiveness while preserving exactness and precision
- The proof of the theorem had a pleasing elegance.
- (countable) A refinement or luxury
From Middle French élégance.