Ungracefulness
Ungraceful Un*grace"ful, a. Not graceful; not marked with ease and dignity; deficient in beauty and elegance; inelegant; awkward; as, ungraceful manners; ungraceful speech. [1913 Webster]

The other oak remaining a blackened and ungraceful trunk. --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] -- {Un*grace"ful*ly}, adv. -- {Un*grace"ful*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • ungracefulness — [spelling only] * * * …   Universalium

  • ungracefulness — [spelling only] …   English World dictionary

  • ungracefulness — noun The state or condition of being ungraceful …   Wiktionary

  • ungracefulness — un·gracefulness …   English syllables

  • ungracefulness — noun an unpleasant lack of grace in carriage or form or movement or expression • Syn: ↑gracelessness • Derivationally related forms: ↑ungraceful • Hypernyms: ↑awkwardness, ↑clumsiness …   Useful english dictionary

  • gracelessness — noun 1. an unpleasant lack of grace in carriage or form or movement or expression • Syn: ↑ungracefulness • Derivationally related forms: ↑ungraceful (for: ↑ungracefulness) • Hypernyms: ↑awkwardness …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tawdriness — Taw dri*ness, n. Quality or state of being tawdry. [1913 Webster] A clumsy person makes his ungracefulness more ungraceful by tawdriness of dress. Richardson. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ungraceful — ungracefully, adv. ungracefulness, n. /un grays feuhl/, adj. lacking charm or elegance; awkward. [1660 70; UN 1 + GRACEFUL] * * * …   Universalium

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