ungraciousness


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Related to ungraciousness: insolence, unnerving

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.
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ungraciousness

(ˈʌnˈɡreɪʃəsnəs)
n
the state of being ungracious
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ungraciousness - an offensive lack of good mannersungraciousness - an offensive lack of good manners  
rudeness, discourtesy - a manner that is rude and insulting
graciousness - excellence of manners or social conduct
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ungraciousness

noun
Lack of cordiality and hospitableness:
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Her mother's ungraciousness, made the sense of what they owed him more painful to Elizabeth's mind; and she would, at times, have given any thing to be privileged to tell him that his kindness was neither unknown nor unfelt by the whole of the family.
"All right," he said, with sullen ungraciousness. "I'll promise something.
Far from being daunted, she was visibly encouraged by the ungraciousness of his manner.
What appalling ungraciousness, and a most shameful stain on a country that, until lately, prided itself on its friendliness and sense of goodwill toward other nations.