Antonyms of adj gracious

4 senses of gracious

Sense 1
gracious (vs. ungracious) -- (characterized by charm, good taste, and generosity of spirit; "gracious even to unexpected visitors"; "gracious living"; "he bears insult with gracious good humor")

ungracious (vs. gracious) -- (lacking charm and good taste; "an ungracious industrial city"; "this curt summary is not meant to be ungracious"; "ungracious behavior")
        => churlish -- (rude and boorish)
        => graceless, unpleasing -- (lacking graciousness; "a totally graceless hostess")

Sense 2
benignant, gracious -- (characterized by kindness and warm courtesy especially of a king to his subjects; "our benignant king")

INDIRECT (VIA kind) -> unkind -- (lacking kindness; "a thoughtless and unkind remark"; "the unkindest cut of all")

Sense 3
courteous, gracious, nice -- (exhibiting courtesy and politeness; "a nice gesture")

INDIRECT (VIA polite) -> impolite -- (not polite)

Sense 4
gracious -- (disposed to bestow favors; "thanks to the gracious gods")

INDIRECT (VIA propitious) -> unpropitious -- (not propitious)

Similarity of adj gracious

4 senses of gracious

Sense 1
gracious (vs. ungracious) -- (characterized by charm, good taste, and generosity of spirit; "gracious even to unexpected visitors"; "gracious living"; "he bears insult with gracious good humor")
       => elegant, graceful, refined -- (suggesting taste, ease, and wealth)
       => merciful -- ((used conventionally of royalty and high nobility) gracious; "our merciful king")
          Also See-> friendly#1; refined#1

Sense 2
benignant, gracious -- (characterized by kindness and warm courtesy especially of a king to his subjects; "our benignant king")
       => kind (vs. unkind) -- (having or showing a tender and considerate and helpful nature; used especially of persons and their behavior; "kind to sick patients"; "a kind master"; "kind words showing understanding and sympathy"; "thanked her for her kind letter")

Sense 3
courteous, gracious, nice -- (exhibiting courtesy and politeness; "a nice gesture")
       => polite (vs. impolite) -- (showing regard for others in manners, speech, behavior, etc.)

Sense 4
gracious -- (disposed to bestow favors; "thanks to the gracious gods")
       => propitious (vs. unpropitious) -- (presenting favorable circumstances; likely to result in or show signs of success; "propitious omens"; "propitious gales speeded us along"; "a propitious alignment of planets for space exploration")

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