ungracious


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un·gra·cious

 (ŭn-grā′shəs)
adj.
1. Lacking social grace or graciousness; rude.
2. Not pleasant or acceptable; unattractive.

un·gra′cious·ly adv.
un·gra′cious·ness n.

ungracious

(ʌnˈɡreɪʃəs)
adj
not characterized by or showing kindness and courtesy

un•gra•cious

(ʌnˈgreɪ ʃəs)

adj.
1. discourteous; ill-mannered.
2. unpleasant; disagreeable; unrewarding: an ungracious task.
[1175–1225]
un•gra′cious•ly, adv.
un•gra′cious•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.ungracious - lacking charm and good tasteungracious - lacking charm and good taste; "an ungracious industrial city"; "this curt summary is not meant to be ungracious"; "ungracious behavior"
unrefined - (used of persons and their behavior) not refined; uncouth; "how can a refined girl be drawn to such an unrefined man?"
gracious - characterized by charm, good taste, and generosity of spirit; "gracious even to unexpected visitors"; "gracious living"; "he bears insult with gracious good humor"
2.ungracious - lacking social gracesungracious - lacking social graces    
impolite - not polite

ungracious

adjective bad-mannered, rude, churlish, offhand, impolite, discourteous, uncivil, ill-bred, unmannerly I was often rude and ungracious in refusing help.
civil, mannerly, polite, gracious, courteous, affable, well-mannered

ungracious

adjective
Translations
فَظ، غَليظ، غَيْر مُهَذَّب
hrubý
uvenlig
ókurteis
nelaipnsnepieklājīgs
kabanezaketsiz

ungracious

[ˈʌnˈgreɪʃəs] ADJdescortés
it would be ungracious to refusesería descortés no aceptar

ungracious

adjunhöflich; (= gruff) grunt, refusalschroff; answerrüde

ungracious

[ʌnˈgreɪʃəs] adjsgarbato/a, scortese

ungracious

(anˈgreiʃəs) adjective
rude; impolite. It was rather ungracious of you to refuse his invitation.
unˈgraciously adverb
References in classic literature ?
After that, when we went in to supper, the place and the meal would have a more homely look than ever, and I would feel more ashamed of home than ever, in my own ungracious breast.
His marriage was now fast approaching, and she was at length so far resigned as to think it inevitable, and even repeatedly to say, in an ill-natured tone, that she "WISHED they might be happy." Thursday was to be the wedding day, and on Wednesday Miss Lucas paid her farewell visit; and when she rose to take leave, Elizabeth, ashamed of her mother's ungracious and reluctant good wishes, and sincerely affected herself, accompanied her out of the room.
Puttest thou the reverend man to use ungracious language to free himself from the importunities of a Jewess?''
"It gave me pain and it was an ungracious part to play, but I have said nothing either to the one or to the other.
He thought it an ungracious answer, but if they were going to live together he must do all he could to make things go easily.
When, however, he saw that Rosalie had taken leave of her friends and I was about to join her, he would have left me and passed on at a quicker pace; but, as he civilly lifted his hat in passing her, to my surprise, instead of returning the salute with a stiff, ungracious bow, she accosted him with one of her sweetest smiles, and, walking by his side, began to talk to him with all imaginable cheerfulness and affability; and so we proceeded all three together.
The beast struck Jim full on his shoulder and sent the astonished cab-horse rolling over and over, amid shouts of delight from the spectators, who had been horrified by the ungracious act he had been guilty of.
He had all the clearness and quickness of mind which she wanted, and he could sometimes act an ungracious, or say a severe thing.
"He does very well, for a boy," was Meg's somewhat ungracious answer, for the subject did not interest her.
Dashwood feel this ungracious behaviour, and so earnestly did she despise her daughter-in-law for it, that, on the arrival of the latter, she would have quitted the house for ever, had not the entreaty of her eldest girl induced her first to reflect on the propriety of going, and her own tender love for all her three children determined her afterwards to stay, and for their sakes avoid a breach with their brother.
The expression of her face was cold and ungracious. "You told Stiva you were staying on to get Yashvin away.
She winced a little at his address, but otherwise her manner was not ungracious.