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- n. The state of being graceless
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The condition or quality of being graceless.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an unpleasant lack of grace in carriage or form or movement or expression
- n. the inelegance of someone stiff and unrelaxed (as by embarrassment)
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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.
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.
"I'm glad your father didn't live to see you in all the glory of your gracelessness," he said.
I hope that woman in Reno will read these lines and forgive me my gracelessness and unveracity.
They are amulets against vulnerability, their gracelessness a sacrifice to the fates.
Video footage of the encounter seems to have been scrubbed from the internet, but its gracelessness, and Timberlake's unaccountable ungentlemanliness, speaks for itself.
She shoved him and he toppled backward, a heap of bones and flesh, with the ugly gracelessness of death.
Whatever else can be said about HRC her gracelessness is one of her less endearing points and she needs to ameliorate that.
The truth of that is defeated by its gracelessness and hard inhumanity.
The deliveryman was a close friend, the half-hated Bernard Weinstein who, with typical gracelessness, mumbled their names at the floor, Enrique—Margaret.