A city in Idaho.
An unincorporated community in Kentucky.
An unincorporated community in Mississippi.
- Out of favor with.
- In favor with.
- In a grudging manner.
- In a willing manner.
- to do wrong; sin
Other Word Forms of Grace
Origin of Grace
From Middle English grace, from Old French grace (Modern French grâce), from Latin grātia "kindness, favour, esteem", from grātus ‘pleasing’ from Proto-Indo-European *gwer- (“to praise, welcome”). Compare grateful. Displaced native Middle English held, hield "grace" (from Old English held, hyld "grace"), Middle English este "grace, favour, pleasure" (from Old English ēste "grace, kindness, favour"), Middle English athmede(n) "grace" (from Old English ēadmēdu "grace"), Middle English are, ore "grace, mercy, honour" (from Old English ār "grace, kindness, mercy").
Middle English from Old French from Latin grātia from grātus pleasing gwerə-2 in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From the noun grace, first used by Puritans in the 16th century. In Roman Catholic use it may refer to Our Lady of Graces, cognate with Italian Grazia.
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