Ungentle Un*gen"tle, a. Not gentle; lacking good breeding or delicacy; harsh. [1913 Webster]

Vicious, ungentle, foolish, blunt, unkind. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

That ungentle flavor which distinguishes nearly all our native and uncultivated grapes. --Hawthorne. [1913 Webster] -- {Un*gen"tle*ness}, n. -- {Un*gen"tly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • ungently — adverb In an ungentle way; roughly …   Wiktionary

  • ungently — adv. in a manner that is not gentle …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ungently — un·gently …   English syllables

  • ungently — adverb see ungentle …   Useful english dictionary

  • ungentle — adj.; ungentleness, n.; ungently, adv. * * * …   Universalium

  • ungentle — adjective not gentle; rough. Derivatives ungentleness noun ungently adverb …   English new terms dictionary

  • rough — adj 1. irregular, uneven, coarse, not smooth, rugged, bumpy, jagged, craggy, scraggy; stony, rocky; stubbled, knotted, nodose, gnarled; wrinkly, rugulose, crinkly, corrugated, scaly; lumpy, nodulous. 2. shaggy, hairy, hirsute, crinose, trichoid;… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • ungentle — /ʌnˈdʒɛntl/ (say un jentl) adjective 1. rough or harsh, as people or their speech or actions. 2. Obsolete not possessing the attributes of good birth and breeding. –ungently, adverb –ungentleness, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • ungentle — adj. not gentle. Derivatives: ungentleness n. ungently adv …   Useful english dictionary

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