unceremonious

  • 1 unceremonious — index informal, presumptuous Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 unceremonious — (adj.) 1580s, from UN (Cf. un ) (1) not + CEREMONIOUS (Cf. ceremonious). Related: Unceremoniously …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 3 unceremonious — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ discourteous or abrupt. DERIVATIVES unceremoniously adverb …

    English terms dictionary

  • 4 unceremonious — [un΄ser ə mō′nē əs] adj. 1. less formal and ceremonious than is usual or expected; informal; familiar 2. so curt or abrupt as to be discourteous unceremoniously adv. unceremoniousness n …

    English World dictionary

  • 5 unceremonious — adjective 1) an unceremonious dismissal Syn: abrupt, sudden, hasty, hurried, summary, perfunctory, undignified; rude, impolite, discourteous, offhand 2) an unceremonious man Syn: inf …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 6 unceremonious — adjective Date: 1598 1. not ceremonious ; informal 2. abrupt, rude < an unceremonious dismissal > • unceremoniously adverb • unceremoniousness noun …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 7 unceremonious — unceremoniously, adv. unceremoniousness, n. /un ser euh moh nee euhs/, adj. 1. discourteously abrupt; hasty; rude: He made an unceremonious departure in the middle of my speech. 2. without ceremony or formalities; informal. [1590 1600; UN 1 +… …

    Universalium

  • 8 unceremonious — adjective without paying any attention to politeness or good manners: Philippa finished her meal with unceremonious haste. unceremoniously adverb unceremoniousness noun (U) …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 9 unceremonious — adjective Not ceremonious …

    Wiktionary

  • 10 unceremonious — Synonyms and related words: Bohemian, affable, casual, cordial, degage, easy, easygoing, familiar, folksy, free and easy, gracious, haymish, homely, homey, inconsiderate, informal, irregular, loose, natural, offhand, offhanded, plain, relaxed,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 11 unceremonious — I (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Informal] Syn. familiar, casual, inelegant; see careless 1 , informal . 2. [Abrupt] Syn. curt, hurried, brief; see rude 1 , abrupt . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Unconstrained by rigid standards or ceremony:… …

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  • 12 unceremonious — un|cer|e|mo|ni|ous [ ,ʌnserə mouniəs ] adjective done suddenly and with no attempt to be polite ╾ un|cer|e|mo|ni|ous|ly adverb …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 13 unceremonious — adj. without ceremony; informal; discourteous; abrupt …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 14 unceremonious — adjective discourteous; abrupt. Derivatives unceremoniously adverb unceremoniousness noun …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 15 unceremonious — a. 1. Ungracious, blunt, bluff, rough, plain, homely, rude, coarse. 2. Informal, familiar, unconstrained …

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  • 16 unceremonious — adj 1. informal, without ritual; simple, natural, easy, free, open, casual, relaxed, lax. 2. abrupt, blunt, brusque, curt, clipped, short; quick, brief, hasty, cursory, summary, superficial, hurried, slight; rude, impolite, uncivil, discourteous …

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  • 17 unceremonious — un·ceremonious …

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  • 18 unceremonious — UK [ˌʌnserɪˈməʊnɪəs] / US [ˌʌnserəˈmoʊnɪəs] adjective done suddenly and with no attempt to be polite Derived word: unceremoniously UK / US adverb Atkins was unceremoniously fired last month …

    English dictionary

  • 19 unceremonious — un•cer•e•mo•ni•ous [[t]ˌʌn sɛr əˈmoʊ ni əs[/t]] adj. 1) abrupt; hasty or rude 2) without formalities; informal • Etymology: 1590–1600 un cer•e•mo′ni•ous•ly, adv. un cer•e•mo′ni•ous•ness, n …

    From formal English to slang

  • 20 unceremonious — /ˌʌnsɛrəˈmoʊniəs/ (say .unseruh mohneeuhs) adjective not ceremonious; informal; abrupt or rude. –unceremoniously, adverb –unceremoniousness, noun …

    Australian English dictionary


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