1. excellence of manners or social conduct
Ant: ↑ungraciousness
Derivationally related forms: ↑gracious
Hypernyms: ↑courtesy, ↑good manners
Hyponyms: ↑suavity, ↑suaveness, ↑blandness, ↑smoothness
2. the quality of being kind and gentle
Syn: ↑benignity, ↑benignancy
Ant: ↑malignancy (for: ↑benignancy), ↑malignity (for: ↑benignity)
Derivationally related forms: ↑gracious, ↑benign (for: ↑benignancy), ↑benign (for: ↑benignity)
Hypernyms: ↑good, ↑goodness
Attrubites: ↑benign, ↑benignant

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