Ungraciously
Ungracious Un*gra"cious, a. 1. Not gracious; showing no grace or kindness; being without good will; unfeeling. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. Having no grace; graceless; wicked. [Obs.] --Shak. [1913 Webster]

3. Not well received; offensive; unpleasing; unacceptable; not favored. [1913 Webster]

Anything of grace toward the Irish rebels was as ungracious at Oxford as at London. --Clarendon. [1913 Webster] -- {Un*gra"cious*ly}, adv. -- {Un*gra"cious*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]


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