Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not graceful; lacking grace or elegance; inelegant; clumsy: as, ungraceful manners.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Not graceful; not marked with ease and dignity; deficient in beauty and elegance; inelegant; awkward

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  • adjective colloquial, nonstandard Not graceful; lacking grace.

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

  • adjective lacking grace; clumsy

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Examples

  • These styles are the last word in ungraceful and unflattering, yet I see so many older ladies sporting them.

    Modest Feminine Dress From the Pages of 1990 Victoria Magazine

  • Religious people haven't changed since Jesus' time: They still preach an "ungraceful" gospel...which is no gospel at all because gospel means good news.

    more about grace...*

  • Religious people haven't changed since Jesus' time: They still preach an "ungraceful" gospel...which is no gospel at all because gospel means good news.

    Archive 2007-08-01

  • Hayes went on to denounce "feminine desperados" who, being either "mad or wholly ignorant," had forgotten how "ungraceful" riding astride made a woman look.

    Horsetalk.co.nz Headlines

  • Hayes went on to denounce "feminine desperados" who, being either "mad or wholly ignorant," had forgotten how "ungraceful" riding astride made a woman look.

    Horsetalk.co.nz Headlines

  • I am told that in California, particularly in Orange County, those Mexicanos/as prefer Gabacho -- which means awkward or ungraceful, nothing more.

    Estadounidense?

  • I am told that in California, particularly in Orange County, those Mexicanos/as prefer Gabacho -- which means awkward or ungraceful, nothing more.

    Estadounidense?

  • I am told that in California, particularly in Orange County, those Mexicanos/as prefer Gabacho -- which means awkward or ungraceful, nothing more.

    Estadounidense?

  • I am told that in California, particularly in Orange County, those Mexicanos/as prefer Gabacho -- which means awkward or ungraceful, nothing more.

    Estadounidense?

  • I am told that in California, particularly in Orange County, those Mexicanos/as prefer Gabacho -- which means awkward or ungraceful, nothing more.

    Estadounidense?

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