graceless meaning, graceless definition | English Cobuild dictionary

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1       adj   Something that is graceless is unattractive and not at all interesting or charming.,   (Antonym: graceful)    It was a massive, graceless house.     
2       adj   A graceless movement is clumsy and uncontrolled.  
...a graceless pirouette.     
  gracelessly      adv   ADV with v  
He dropped gracelessly into a chair opposite her.     
3       adj   If you describe someone as graceless, you mean that their behaviour is impolite.  
She couldn't stand his blunt, graceless manner.     
  gracelessly      adv   ADV with v  
The task fell to Mr Harris to deliver this bad news. It was gracelessly done.     
Translation English Cobuild Collins Dictionary  


1    barbarous, boorish, coarse, crude, ill-mannered, improper, indecorous, loutish, rude, shameless, unmannerly, unsophisticated, vulgar  
2    awkward, clumsy, forced, gauche, gawky, inelegant, rough, uncouth, ungainly, untutored  

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