Examples from the Web for elegance
He would have probably done both in much the same way: with elegance and restraint, yet radically.
This Palmer stands for elegance and sophistication: the embodiment of natural gifts, both athletic and personal.
England was almost as good, if mostly in the elegance of their defense.
There, she and the other women were judged on how they spoke and posed and for their elegance.Will Jordan Davis Become the First Transgender Miss England?|Tim Teeman|February 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The world she evokes harkens back to a time of elegance and élan.A Breast Cancer Alphabet: F Is For Fashion Accessories|Madhulika Sikka|February 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Thus he became acquainted with a famous singing girl called Tu, whose first name was Mei, or "Elegance."Eastern Shame Girl|Charles Georges Souli
Still more surprising is the elegance and completeness of the decoration.A history of art in ancient Egypt, Vol. I (of 2)|Georges Perrot
He wrote with elegance, and described everything with great neatness and skill in composition.The Roman History of Ammianus Marcellinus|Ammianus Marcellinus
These letters clearly show that the "flame" most usually arises from a physical sympathy, an admiration of beauty and elegance.Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 2 (of 6)|Havelock Ellis
Orange flowers indicate chastity, and the jessamine, elegance and grace.Flowers and Flower-Gardens|David Lester Richardson
British Dictionary definitions for elegance
noun plural -gances or -gancies
Word Origin and History for elegance
c.1500, "tastefulness, correctness, harmoniousness, refinement," of speech or prose, from Middle French élégance, from Latin elegantia "taste, propriety, refinement," from elegantem (see elegant). Earlier form was elegancy (early 15c.). Meaning "refined luxury" is from 1797.