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- adj. Not gentle.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Not gentle; lacking good breeding or delicacy; harsh.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not gentle; harsh; rough; rude; ill-bred; impolite.
- Not noble; plebeian.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. not of the nobility
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The hands that came were cold and hard, urgent and ungentle.
Why so gentle, Eli, when the world is so ungentle?
They joined the sisters on the platform, and their hands were big and ungentle as they grabbed Claudia.
But more often than not, he ends up alone and exquisitely vulnerable, in desperate need of food and clothing, at the mercy of the police and an ungentle society.
It's a long list, ranging from codes of practice on retailing and age ratings on music videos to automatic blocks on computers and no sex before the watershed, another opportunity for the Daily Mail to feature its favourite stills from last year's X Factor final, featuring the ungentle writhing of Christina Aguilera and Rihanna.
Ireland enters its second year in the ungentle embrace of its bailout providers facing a further €3.8 billion $5 billion of budget cuts.
Hint to all you ungentle gents of the movie world: your Freudian slips are showing.
Meg observed that in the bottom story, the guy's obviously had his chest waxed -- perhaps by the ungentle hands of the gorilla nurse.
But she had hardly gone a dozen steps when her arm was grasped in an ungentle grip, and she found Dela garde at her elbow.
"He wasn't specific, Sir, but he more or less admitted to me that Holroyd taunted him with being a homosexual, not pulling his weight at Toynton Grange, looking for an easy life, and being an ungentle and incompetent nurse."