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Elegance is the attribute of being tastefully designed or decorated, with focus on basic features. Frequently, elegance is synonymous with grace.
Many westerners associate elegance with simplicity and consistency of design, focusing on the main features of an object. Decoration and features are often minimalistic. The proof of a mathematical theorem is considered elegant if it is surprisingly simple yet effective and constructive. Visual stimuli are frequently considered elegant if a small number of colors and stimuli are used, emphasizing the remainder. The color white is often associated with elegance, usually along with blue or black.
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