Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In an ungentle manner; harshly; with severity; rudely.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adverb In an ungentle way; roughly.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

ungentle +‎ -ly

Examples

  • She slapped the bag against his runny nose, ungently.

    Slice Of Cherry

  • She slapped the bag against his runny nose, ungently.

    Slice Of Cherry

  • She slapped the bag against his runny nose, ungently.

    Slice Of Cherry

  • Ungraciously and ungently, with blow and curse, they haled me forth, and I faced Captain Jamie and

    Chapter 4

  • I twisted to see what the matter was and by means of touch and sight observed how he shoved himself through the crowd ungently, wore a fishing hat, a sour look, and went clutching a book — perhaps a tourist.

    That It Is More Admirable To Be a Decent Person Than Otherwise « Unknowing

  • Later, he would dimly recall Tychus muttering and shoving and positioning him, sometimes ungently, but never, ever letting him give up.

    Starcraft II: Devils’ Due

  • She slapped the bag against his runny nose, ungently.

    Slice Of Cherry

  • Later, he would dimly recall Tychus muttering and shoving and positioning him, sometimes ungently, but never, ever letting him give up.

    Starcraft II: Devils’ Due

  • Then the troopers half-carried, half-dragged him out of the chamber and down a length of grim, gray corridor before depositing him ungently into a cold, bare holding cell.

    Star Trek: Typhon Pact: Seize the Fire

  • Then the troopers half-carried, half-dragged him out of the chamber and down a length of grim, gray corridor before depositing him ungently into a cold, bare holding cell.

    Star Trek: Typhon Pact: Seize the Fire

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