ungraceful


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ungraceful

(ʌnˈɡreɪsfʊl)
adj
not graceful
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.ungraceful - lacking graceungraceful - lacking grace; clumsy; "a graceless production of the play"; "his stature low...his bearing ungraceful"- Sir Walter Scott
awkward - lacking grace or skill in manner or movement or performance; "an awkward dancer"; "an awkward gesture"; "too awkward with a needle to make her own clothes"; "his clumsy fingers produced an awkward knot"

ungraceful

adjective
Lacking dexterity and grace in physical movement:
Slang: klutzy.
Idiom: all thumbs.
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ungraceful

adjnicht anmutig; movement, buildplump, ungelenk; behaviourunfein
References in classic literature ?
She sat low at the instrument, and the lines of her body settled into ungraceful curves and angles that gave it an appearance of deformity.
Nevertheless, she was not so rapt from things of earth as to be unable to notice that Christine's walk was decidedly ungraceful.
My Lady stamped, which was undignified: and snorted, which was ungraceful.
His mantle and hood were of the best Flanders cloth, and fell in ample, and not ungraceful folds, around a handsome, though somewhat corpulent person.
Suddenly he drooped as if his spine had partly given way; and in this ungraceful attitude he read the remainder of the letter.
Although she knew the vast importance to her of good looks at such a moment, she looked unusually ill--she was pale from apprehension, and awkward and ungraceful from her agitation.
Hortense was of middle size and stout, her form was ungraceful, her face striking, more alive and brilliant than Eulalie's, her hair was dark brown, her complexion richly coloured; there were frolic and mischief in her eye: consistency and good sense she might possess, but none of her features betokened those qualities.
He was a stout young man of middling height, who, with a plain face and ungraceful form, seemed fearful of being too handsome unless he wore the dress of a groom, and too much like a gentleman unless he were easy where he ought to be civil, and impudent where he might be allowed to be easy.
The houses are from five to seven feet high, and all built upon one arbitrary plan--the ungraceful form of a dry-goods box.
It reflected a weak, ungraceful figure and thin face.
On the contrary, he was one of those rare individuals that radiate muscular grace through the ungraceful man-garments of civilization.
You wonder for a long time how she goes on, for there seems to be nobody in charge of her; and when another of these dull machines comes splashing by, you feel quite indignant with it, as a sullen cumbrous, ungraceful, unshiplike leviathan: quite forgetting that the vessel you are on board of, is its very counterpart.