from The Century Dictionary.
- Not complaisant; not civil; not courteous.
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- adjective Not
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His wife was long since dead, and he stated, without contradiction, that his master, having taken a fancy to her, had despatched the uncomplaisant husband to imprisonment.
The first is, a natural roughness, which makes a man uncomplaisant to others, so that he has no deference for their inclinations, tempers, or conditions.
His great puzzle was the Anglo-Saxon, cold, austere and uncomplaisant.
It is hard to speak of these false Fair Ones, without saying something uncomplaisant, but
It is hard to speak of these false Fair Ones, without saying something uncomplaisant, but I would only recommend to them to consider how they like coming into a Room new
-- Vid. the shopkeepers 'books.] [Footnote 18: Girls who love to hear themselves prate, and put on a number of monkey-airs to catch men.] [Footnote 19: I hope none will be so uncomplaisant to the ladies as to think these comparisons are odious.] [Footnote 20: Tell the whole world; not to proclaim them as robbers and rapparees.]