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1. Lacking good manners; rude.
2. Natural and unaffected.

un·man′nered·ly adv.
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1. without good manners; coarse; rude
2. not affected; without mannerisms
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(ʌnˈmæn ərd)

1. lacking good manners; rude or ill-bred.
2. without affectation or insincerity; ingenuous.
un•man′nered•ly, adv.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unmannered - socially incorrect in behaviorunmannered - socially incorrect in behavior; "resentment flared at such an unmannered intrusion"
impolite - not polite
2.unmannered - without artificiality; natural; "the doctor's quiet unmannered entry"
unaffected - free of artificiality; sincere and genuine; "an unaffected grace"
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Devoid of any hypocrisy or pretense:
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References in classic literature ?
Some of them are unmannered, rough, intractable, as well as ignorant; but others are docile, have a wish to learn, and evince a disposition that pleases me.
Appreciated step, indeed, if we want Pakistan a prosperous country as compared to other first world countries, we would have to erase all drift of unmannered bazaar from the busy roads.
unmannered person assume the target of women in general, depicting them as unruly and violent.
The Europeans specifically stigmatized whiskey, associating it with drunken, uncivilized, and unmannered frontiersmen, while thirsty Americans drinkers lauded the drink, sometimes for those very same reasons.
The New York Times described her as "wonderfully musical, unexaggerated and unmannered," words that more or less encapsulate the quality of her dancing in a vast array of classical and contemporary works.
providing a realistic sweat-shop contemporary setting for naturalistic acting and a refreshingly unmannered way of speaking and singing.
This is achieved in prose of unmannered elegance that makes the book no less a joyful literary experience than it is an instructive one.
"With its 25 full-color paintings and its text as spare as a bone and as illuminating as the natural light of truth the whole is a work of art, an unmannered documentary," wrote John Richmond for the Montreal Star (Richmond 1974).
"These acts of unethical journalism by ABS-CBN have inflicted a negative perception on UPLB students, with misinformed netizens and readers treating and tagging UPLB students as 'unmannered' and of 'low breeding', the UPLB SC wrote.
(17) This lack of explicit thanksgiving does not mean that Hindus are ungrateful or unmannered before God.
This leaves the young lady with the choice of broadcasting her difficulty at every shared meal, in the hope that this will draw enough sympathy to counter an adverse reaction (although she can hardly notify everyone at a large gathering), or deciding that she doesn't care if others assume that she is merely grossly unmannered.
You can't really blame someone for being unmannered without teaching him first," Salah said.