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elegance

[el-i-guh ns] /ˈɛl ɪ gəns/
noun
1.
elegant quality:
elegance of dress.
2.
something elegant; a refinement.
Origin
1500-1510
1500-10; < Middle French < Latin ēlegantia choiceness. See elegant, -ance
Related forms
hyperelegance, noun
overelegance, noun
superelegance, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for hyperelegance

elegance

/ˈɛlɪɡəns/
noun (pl) -gances, -gancies
1.
dignified grace in appearance, movement, or behaviour
2.
good taste in design, style, arrangement, etc
3.
something elegant; a refinement
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Word Origin and History for hyperelegance
elegance
c.1500, tasteful, correct, harmonious, choice, of speech or prose, from Fr. élégance, from L. elegantia, from elegantem (see elegant). Meaning refined luxury is from 1797.
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