Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In a graceless manner.

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  • adverb In a graceless manner

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adverb in a graceless manner
  • adverb without grace; rigidly

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Examples

  • Eiger: Interesting to see Wayne Barnes over at The Australian banging on about how Mortlock was "gracelessly" dropped from the captaincy, without benefit of getting a phone call from Deans first.

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  • I think it's about a group of people who have discovered that, by fuming and blustering about anything other than details, they can mutilate the crown jewel of American democracy -- fair, public, partisan debate -- until left versus right devolves gracelessly into fact versus fiction.

    Daniel Cluchey: The Price of Tea

  • All summer I watched her move gracelessly from the television to the refrigerator, her skin winter-white, her eyes dull as old stones.

    Diversion

  • D'Amico's son Chris (Christopher Mintz-Plasse), gracelessly joining the fray as Red Mist, hurts himself as he tries to heroically jump from a dumpster.

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  • I think it's about a group of people who have discovered that, by fuming and blustering about anything other than details, they can mutilate the crown jewel of American democracy -- fair, public, partisan debate -- until left versus right devolves gracelessly into fact versus fiction.

    Daniel Cluchey: The Price of Tea

  • I think it's about a group of people who have discovered that, by fuming and blustering about anything other than details, they can mutilate the crown jewel of American democracy -- fair, public, partisan debate -- until left versus right devolves gracelessly into fact versus fiction.

    Daniel Cluchey: The Price of Tea

  • Pierce stubbornly refuses to back down and gracelessly stamps home his opinion, leaving Lumley no room for self-respect unless she slaps him down.

    Michael Giltz: Theater Reviews: "Lombardi" Scores A Field Goal; "La Bete" Better For Actors

  • I think it's about a group of people who have discovered that, by fuming and blustering about anything other than details, they can mutilate the crown jewel of American democracy -- fair, public, partisan debate -- until left versus right devolves gracelessly into fact versus fiction.

    Daniel Cluchey: The Price of Tea

  • Pierce stubbornly refuses to back down and gracelessly stamps home his opinion, leaving Lumley no room for self-respect unless she slaps him down.

    Michael Giltz: Theater Reviews: "Lombardi" Scores A Field Goal; "La Bete" Better For Actors

  • I think it's about a group of people who have discovered that, by fuming and blustering about anything other than details, they can mutilate the crown jewel of American democracy -- fair, public, partisan debate -- until left versus right devolves gracelessly into fact versus fiction.

    Daniel Cluchey: The Price of Tea

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