Ungraceful

  • 1 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.… …

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  • 2 ungraceful — index inelegant, provincial Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3 ungraceful — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ lacking in grace; clumsy. DERIVATIVES ungracefully adverb …

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  • 4 ungraceful — [spelling only] …

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

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  • 6 ungraceful — adjective Not graceful; lacking grace …

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  • 7 ungraceful — Synonyms and related words: Doric, all thumbs, asymmetrical, awkward, barbaric, barbarous, blunderheaded, blundering, boorish, bumbling, bungling, butterfingered, cacophonous, careless, clownish, clumsy, clumsy fisted, coarse, crude, cumbersome,… …

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  • 8 ungraceful — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Lacking dexterity and grace in physical movement: awkward, clumsy, gawky, graceless, inept, lumpish, maladroit, ungainly. Slang: klutzy. Idiom: all thumbs. See ABILITY …

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  • 9 ungraceful — adj. lacking grace, awkward, clumsy …

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  • 10 ungraceful — adjective lacking in grace; clumsy. Derivatives ungracefully adverb ungracefulness noun …

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  • 11 ungraceful — a. Stiff, constrained, awkward, clumsy, inelegant, ungainly, uncouth, gawky …

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  • 12 ungraceful — un·graceful …

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  • 13 ungraceful — /ʌnˈgreɪsfəl/ (say un graysfuhl) adjective not graceful; lacking grace or elegance; clumsy; awkward. –ungracefully, adverb –ungracefulness, noun …

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  • 14 ungraceful — adj. not graceful. Derivatives: ungracefully adv. ungracefulness n …

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  • 15 Ungracefully — 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.… …

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  • 16 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.… …

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  • 17 ungracefully — ungraceful ► ADJECTIVE ▪ lacking in grace; clumsy. DERIVATIVES ungracefully adverb …

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  • 18 awkward — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. clumsy, ungraceful, ungainly; gauche; embarrassing. See unskillfulness, difficulty. Ant., adroit, dexterous. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Unskillful] Syn. clumsy, inept, maladroit, ungainly,… …

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  • 19 ungainly — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. awkward, clumsy; gawky, ungraceful, lumbering; grotesque. See ugliness, unskillfulness. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. clumsy, gawky, inexpert; see awkward 1 , rude 1 . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a …

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  • 20 Awkward — Awk ward ([add]k we[ e]rd), a. [Awk + ward.] 1. Wanting dexterity in the use of the hands, or of instruments; not dexterous; without skill; clumsy; wanting ease, grace, or effectiveness in movement; ungraceful; as, he was awkward at a trick; an… …

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