from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Lacking good manners; rude.
- adj. Natural and unaffected.
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- adj. Having poor manners or social skills; ill-mannered; rude.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Uncivil; rude; mannerless.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. without artificiality; natural
- adj. socially incorrect in behavior
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It is an expression of delight in the prolonged contemplation of a vile thing, and delight in that is an "unmannered," or "immoral" quality.
Though everyone in the cast is as good as it's possible to be, Ms. Coon is the sorceress-in-chief, giving a performance whose quiet warmth and unmannered simplicity leave no doubt of why Henry fell for Annie.
"Another Year" is a joy, albeit one suffused with melancholy - a visually rich, musical, unmannered slice of life that magnifies experience rather than miniaturizing it.
In both shows, Ms. Coon's directness and unmannered simplicity pointed to a new star in the sky.
It was unmannered or unrefined to be too open about your superiority.
You are what is wrong with America and why the Republicans are looking like extremely uneducated, unmannered bullies.
He played it straight as a gay uncle in the 2006 sleeper hit "Little Miss Sunshine" and delivered a soulful, unmannered performance in the uneven romantic dramedy "Dan in Real Life."
This lack of self (not one illustration is of the author) does have the advantage of lending credibility; and with no heroics or intrusive personal antics, and certainly none of the backpackers 'dreaded "inner journey", Jacobs's unmannered style and easy erudition is a delight.
Montgomery (father of Elizabeth from "Bewitched", and a decorated PT boat Captain himself during the conflict) delivers a remarkably human, unmannered performance as the embattled but stoic Brickley, while the Duke cements his own growing stardom with a charismatic turn as Ryan.
Absent the few dates and pop-cultural references that place the book somewhere in the post-Eisenhower 20th century, its unmannered style, emotional heft and sweeping ambition would keep it timeless.