Antonyms for gracefully

ungracefully, woodenly, ungraciously, without graciousness, gracelessly.

Quotes of gracefully

  1. One of them is already having some menopausal symptoms. I'm working on that. I'm giving them all little lines under the eyes, trying to sort of make them age gracefully – Alison Bechdel
  2. I like to think of sales as the ability to gracefully persuade, not manipulate, a person or persons into a win -win situation. – Bo Bennett
  3. I've been going through photos of my mother, looking back on her life and trying to put it into context. Very few people age gracefully enough to be photographed through their aging. – Jamie Lee Curtis
  4. I get it now; I didn't get it then. That life is about losing and about doing it as gracefully as possible... and enjoying everything in between. – Mia Farrow
  5. The most important thing in an argument, next to being right, is to leave an escape hatch for your opponent, so that he can gracefully swing over to your side without too much apparent loss of face. – Sydney J. Harris
  6. The best part of the art of living is to know how to grow old gracefully – Eric Hoffer
  7. I like the idea of growing old gracefully and full of wrinkles... like Audrey Hepburn. – Natalie Imbruglia
  8. Aging gracefully is supposed to mean trying not to hide time passing and just looking a wreck. Don't worry girls, look like a wreck, that's the way it goes. – Jeanne Moreau
  9. Had I not made it big, my family would have told me to recheck my decision. Now that I am successful, there is no way. They have to accept it gracefully – Amisha Patel
  10. I don't plan to grow old gracefully I plan to have face -lifts until my ears meet. – Rita Rudner
  11. Be able to decline a date so gracefully that the person isn't embarrassed that he or she asked. – Marilyn vos Savant
  12. I want to get old gracefully I want to have good posture, I want to be healthy and be an example to my children. – Sting
  13. I would love to continue in music, with writing... but I am not the kind of person who will hang around if I start to become irrelevant. If that happens, I will bow down gracefully raise my kids, and have a garden. And I am going to let my hair go gray when I am older. I don't need to be blonde when I'm 60! – Taylor Swift

Usage examples for gracefully

  1. The gracefully drooping branches of the outer part of the top. – Ontario Teachers' Manuals: Nature Study by Ontario Ministry of Education
  2. A dozen feet behind him, a figure strolled gracefully into view on the screen and came forward. – Legacy by James H Schmitz
  3. Sybil noticed, in an absent- minded sort of a way, how very gracefully her grim partner danced. – Cruel As The Grave by Mrs. Emma D. E. N. Southworth
  4. I feel sure they would be gracefully accepted. – Reviews by Oscar Wilde
  5. The waters of the sacred lake, softly moved by the wind, washed gracefully upon the beach. – An Explorer's Adventures in Tibet by A. Henry Savage Landor
  6. She had made up her mind she must confess to the " Commoner" the things she had done against her; she was sincerely sorry for them now, but she couldn't make that confession gracefully – Dorothy at Oak Knowe by Evelyn Raymond
  7. With that she went on tiptoe gracefully and blew a kiss to her sister's lips. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  8. He shrugged his shoulders quite gracefully – Amusement Only by Richard Marsh
  9. She sang with no apparent effort, naturally and gracefully as all true singers do. – Famous Singers of To-day and Yesterday by Henry C. Lahee
  10. I like to think that you are not quite like all the young men of your set, who do nothing- and cannot even do that gracefully – Don Orsino by F. Marion Crawford
  11. All at once the girl gracefully threw herself into the air. – The-Circus-Boys-Across-the-Continent-or-Winning-New-Laurels-on-the-Tanbark by Darlington, Edgar B. P.
  12. De Chauxville leaned gracefully against the window. – The Sowers by Henry Seton Merriman
  13. She played a little comedy of meaning to go back with her father so gracefully that Mrs. March herself could scarcely have told just where the girl's real purpose of going with Burnamy began to be evident, or just how she managed to make General Triscoe beg to have the pleasure of seeing Mrs. March back to her hotel. – Their Silver Wedding Journey by William Dean Howells
  14. Sometimes it is a procession of sheep, or goats, or deer, or bear, or the eagle gracefully sailing. – Among the Canadian Alps by Lawrence J. Burpee
  15. Ormuz Khan raised his slender hand gracefully – Fire-Tongue by Sax Rohmer
  16. He didn't offer her a seat or give her a chance to take herself off gracefully – Green Valley by Katharine Reynolds
  17. Throwing his hands out before him the little performer dove gracefully out into the air. – The-Circus-Boys-on-the-Flying-Rings-or-Making-the-Start-in-the-Sawdust-Life by Darlington, Edgar B. P.
  18. But one in a hundred can fill that character gracefully and Bella is not that one. – Rossmoyne by Unknown
  19. Cyrilla Brindley's face was tragic as she looked at the beautiful girl, so gracefully adjusted to the big chair. – The Price She Paid by David Graham Phillips
  20. " I thank you both," said the gentle girl, and bowing gracefully she went towards the house. – Dawn by Mrs. Harriet A. Adams