Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The condition or quality of being graceless.

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  • noun The state of being graceless

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

  • noun an unpleasant lack of grace in carriage or form or movement or expression
  • noun the inelegance of someone stiff and unrelaxed (as by embarrassment)

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Examples

  • They are amulets against vulnerability, their gracelessness a sacrifice to the fates.

    The Bike Helmet Wars

  • Finally, James compounded his gracelessness by suggesting that criticism was based on racism, an observation which prompted Charles Barkley to declare: Just when you think it couldn't get any stupider, it gets more stupid.

    After Promotional Circus, Will Miami Pack The Heat?

  • Finally, James compounded his gracelessness by suggesting that criticism was based on racism, an observation which prompted Charles Barkley to declare: Just when you think it couldn't get any stupider, it gets more stupid.

    After Promotional Circus, Will Miami Pack The Heat?

  • I hope that woman in Reno will read these lines and forgive me my gracelessness and unveracity.

    Confession

  • Rather, it's the obscene and crazy lengths that the Harper regime went to in order to cover up this paltry instance of vanity and gracelessness.

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • Finally, James compounded his gracelessness by suggesting that criticism was based on racism, an observation which prompted Charles Barkley to declare: Just when you think it couldn't get any stupider, it gets more stupid.

    After Promotional Circus, Will Miami Pack The Heat?

  • Finally, James compounded his gracelessness by suggesting that criticism was based on racism, an observation which prompted Charles Barkley to declare: Just when you think it couldn't get any stupider, it gets more stupid.

    After Promotional Circus, Will Miami Pack The Heat?

  • Finally, James compounded his gracelessness by suggesting that criticism was based on racism, an observation which prompted Charles Barkley to declare: Just when you think it couldn't get any stupider, it gets more stupid.

    After Promotional Circus, Will Miami Pack The Heat?

  • "I'm glad your father didn't live to see you in all the glory of your gracelessness," he said.

    THE TASTE OF THE MEAT

  • Video footage of the encounter seems to have been scrubbed from the internet, but its gracelessness, and Timberlake's unaccountable ungentlemanliness, speaks for itself.

    Lists: Our favorite awkward moments from the VMAs

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