unmannerly


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un·man·ner·ly

 (ŭn-măn′ər-lē)
adj.
Ill-mannered; rude.

un·man′ner·li·ness n.
un·man′ner·ly adv.

unmannerly

(ʌnˈmænəlɪ) or

unmanneredly

adj
lacking manners; discourteous
adv
archaic rudely; discourteously
unˈmannerliness n

un•man•ner•ly

(ʌnˈmæn ər li)

adj.
1. not mannerly; impolite; discourteous.
adv.
2. with bad manners; impolitely.
[1300–50]
un•man′ner•li•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unmannerly - socially incorrect in behaviorunmannerly - socially incorrect in behavior; "resentment flared at such an unmannered intrusion"
impolite - not polite

unmannerly

adjective
Translations

unmannerly

[ʌnˈmænəlɪ] ADJ (frm) → descortés

unmannerly

adjungesittet; child alsoungezogen; behaviourungehörig; (at table also) → unmanierlich; it is unmannerly to …es gehört sich nicht, zu …

unmannerly

[ʌnˈmænəlɪ] adjmaleducato/a, scortese
References in classic literature ?
She did not deem it impudent or unmannerly for a slave to look her in the face.
Sancho got up as well as he could and begged his master to give him his sword, saying he wanted to kill half a dozen of those dirty unmannerly pigs, for he had by this time found out that that was what they were.
But after my unmannerly use of the cudgel, I fear we are still strangers.
This was repeated several times, until the hunters, piqued at their unmannerly staring, rebuked it with a discharge of their rifles.
She had been told that, rough and brutal as they seemed just then, they were not like this all the year round, but were, in fact, quite civil persons save during certain weeks of autumn and winter, when, like the inhabitants of the Malay Peninsula, they ran amuck, and made it their purpose to destroy life--in this case harmless feathered creatures, brought into being by artificial means solely to gratify these propensities--at once so unmannerly and so unchivalrous towards their weaker fellows in Nature's teeming family.
I strained every nerve to do so: by striving to amuse them, I endeavoured to attract them to my side; by the exertion of such authority as I possessed, and by such severity as I dared to use, I tried to deter them from tormenting the guests; and by reproaching their unmannerly conduct, to make them ashamed to repeat it.
Well," said I, "if you have no business at all, I will even be so unmannerly as to shut you out.
At this instant a shower chances to fall, and is driven, by the unmannerly gust, full into Wakefield's face and bosom.
He would neither be loud nor would he be unmannerly, but rather more gentle than is his wont.
Nothing told me then that she, a few years hence, would be the wife of one entirely unknown to me as yet, but destined hereafter to become a closer friend than even herself, more intimate than that unmannerly lad of seventeen, by whom I was collared in the passage, on coming down, and well-nigh jerked off my equilibrium, and who, in correction for his impudence, received a resounding whack over the sconce, which, however, sustained no serious injury from the infliction; as, besides being more than commonly thick, it was protected by a redundant shock of short, reddish curls, that my mother called auburn.
What kind of future awaits this country if a working Kenyan who becomes the most famous voter in a year through no making of his own when our country historically held two general elections can be the focus of all their deleterious and unmannerly energy?
The courtly characters are replaced by unmannerly peasants, and the triumph of love over adversity is twisted into a sick sort of love-generated blindness on the part of a cuckolded husband.