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- adj. Not graceful; lacking grace.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Not graceful; not marked with ease and dignity; deficient in beauty and elegance; inelegant; awkward
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not graceful; lacking grace or elegance; inelegant; clumsy: as, ungraceful manners.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. lacking grace; clumsy
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These styles are the last word in ungraceful and unflattering, yet I see so many older ladies sporting them.
Religious people haven't changed since Jesus' time: They still preach an "ungraceful" gospel...which is no gospel at all because gospel means good news.
Hayes went on to denounce "feminine desperados" who, being either "mad or wholly ignorant," had forgotten how "ungraceful" riding astride made a woman look.
I am told that in California, particularly in Orange County, those Mexicanos/as prefer Gabacho -- which means awkward or ungraceful, nothing more.
Dialogue for some writers is a painful left footed affair, clumsy and ungraceful.
Once you get over the fact that it is just Hank Moody being a completely ungraceful fool all of the time and slinking his way out of trouble.
He swung himself into Shalkan's saddle and landed, despite his best intentions, with an ungraceful thud.
All that work for that ungraceful, undignified end.
This scene is meant to show the reality of how difficult, ungraceful and frustrating it is to actually kill someone.
Shuster-one of my favorite moderators on MSNBC-apologized for his ungraceful statement and lost a week of work.
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