Spanish words from the same root include agradecer (to give thanks), agrado (pleasure or kindness), desgracia (misfortune), gracias (the plural form, meaning "thanks"), gratis (free), gratificación (reward), gratitud (gratitude), gratuito (free, gratuitous) and ingrato (ungrateful).
- A personal quality that makes a person seem pleasant or appealing to others.
- The ability to act or move in an elegant way.
- An act of mercy or clemency.
- In Christian theology, unmerited divine kindness.
One of the most common meanings of gracia doesn't have a corresponding use in English. It can refer to humor or a joke, as in the sentences "No me hace gracia" (I don't find that funny) and "¡Qué gracia! (How funny!).