[ noun ] a quality of refined gracefulness and good taste

Used in print

(James Bryant Conant, Slums and Suburbs...)

Of_course , it can be argued that an ability to write English correctly and with some degree of elegance is a marketable skill .

(Irving Fineman, Woman of Valor: The Life of Henrietta...)

Unlike his younger brother , Joe , he never presumed_to address her more familiarly than as `` My dear friend '' , although he praised and envied the elegance and purity of her style .

(Joseph Chadwick, No Land Is Free....)

Their presence fouled the elegance of that room .