[ UK /ˈɛlɪɡəns/ ]
[ US /ˈɛɫəɡəns/ ]
[ US /ˈɛɫəɡəns/ ]
a quality of neatness and ingenious simplicity in the solution of a problem (especially in science or mathematics)
the simplicity and elegance of his invention
a refined quality of gracefulness and good taste
she conveys an aura of elegance and gentility
How To Use elegance In A Sentence
- My guess would be that her headmaster born in the late 16th century, no doubt, when men were men and rules were rules rapped her on her noggin for inelegance at some crucial point in her development, and voilà! Author! Author! » 2010 » March
- A few plum accents can bring in a note of elegance to any room; try a throw pillow or two, or a plum lampshade with a fringe?
- The show travels to nearly 200 cities around the world annually with the beauty, elegance, glamour and energy of a Broadway show.
- * Got my project 5.9, with a lot of thrash and inelegance. she's got to go away...
- 'Sooner or later the young gadabouts will settle down to a more sane level of sartorial elegance. Times, Sunday Times
- Unfinished hems and bulky vertical exterior seams retained an air of elegance, their rough finish somehow marrying perfectly with the slinky lines of dresses and skirts. Times, Sunday Times
- It is also home to the legendary Afflecks Palace from where I have purchased many a pre-loved item in my quest for sartorial elegance.
- Backgrounds of boudoir pink, persimmon, lilac and aqua combine with the calligraphic grace of his fleshy figures in images of stylized elegance.
- He was a tall man, with a distinct sartorial elegance. The Crossing-Place
- The Mac's graphical user interface, soon replicated in Microsoft Windows, saving the world from the even more bureaucratic MS-DOS, was radical in its elegance and ease. William Bradley: Steve Jobs: Hardly a Perfect Person, Perhaps a Perfect Icon