inelegantly


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Related to inelegantly: prioritise, take advantage, unpreparedness

in·el·e·gant

 (ĭn-ĕl′ĭ-gənt)
adj.
Lacking refinement or polish; not elegant.

in·el′e·gant·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.inelegantly - without elegance
elegantly - with elegance; in a tastefully elegant manner; "the room was elegantly decorated"
Translations
بِدون أناقَه، بِدون لَباقَه
bez elegance
uelegant
nem elegánsan
óglæsilega

inelegantly

[ɪnˈelɪgəntlɪ] ADVde manera poco elegante

inelegantly

advunelegant; she walks very inelegantlyihr Gang ist ohne Eleganz, sie hat einen wenig eleganten Gang

inelegantly

[ɪnˈɛlɪgəntlɪ] advpoco elegantemente

inelegant

(inˈeligənt) adjective
not graceful; not elegant. She was sprawled in a chair in a most inelegant fashion.
inˈelegantly adverb
inˈelegance noun
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You know it's impossible for people to make themselves love other people if they don't," cried Jo inelegantly but remorsefully, as she softly patted his shoulder, remembering the time when he had comforted her so long ago.
Satisfied with this testimony in their favor, the girls proceeded to deposit the body in a shell, ingeniously, and not inelegantly, fabricated of the bark of the birch; after which they lowered it into its dark and final abode.
Too many scenes play like disjointed fragments extracted from the novel and inelegantly stitched together.
But, instead of finding my inner burlesque self, I seem to re-enact that scene from Bridget Jones's Diary where she careers inelegantly down the fireman's pole.
Sadly, Trevor was a bit on the adventurous side, and chose to jump off the shed one day, landing rather inelegantly. He ended up with a crooked leg and, because of his increasing size, found more and more difficulty walking.
Only Collette's slightly watery sauce and some of my salad veg, cut surprisingly inelegantly, let the side down.
But the text starts out in second-rate Neil Simon territory amid the screechings of its ditzy, self-absorbed Americans, a sitcom tenor persisting even as Martinez introduces inelegantly worked-out Ayckbourn-style structural tropes.
But far from the fascinating, brooding work Kapoor is famed for, the inelegantly named Arcelor-Mittal Orbit just begs for a roller-coaster to be slung around it.
For surely nowhere can be more soulless than this place, sprawling inelegantly between the NEC and motorways.
However, show's book, co-written with playwright Rinne Groff, treads rather inelegantly over familiar showhiz turf with stock characters and illogical actions.
In a nutshell, the somewhat inelegantly named Regional Spatial Strategy from the North-East Regional Assembly proposes 10,000 new houses a year until 2021.
The player on loan from Manchester United conjured up a rare bit of class to chip into the box where Little inelegantly poked it home.