ungentleness


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ungentleness

(ʌnˈdʒɛntəlnəs)
n
the condition of being ungentle
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If I were quiet at the moment, I was conniving at their disorderly conduct; if (as was frequently the case) I happened to be exalting my voice to enforce order, I was using undue violence, and setting the girls a bad example by such ungentleness of tone and language.
303), reveals that, irrespective of his own obsessive malice, he aptly recognizes ungentleness in others; consequently, he becomes a device for disclosing the inconstancy of all the play's characters and, by extension and implication, of all mankind.
On one occasion, an interval between two "chukkers", the Major, in a moment of ungentleness, struck Fuennes over the head with his mallet.