ungracious


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lacking charm and good taste

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lacking social graces

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Her training warned her of peril and of wrong, subtle, mysterious, luring; while her instincts rang clarion-voiced through her being, impelling her to hurdle caste and place and gain to this traveller from another world, to this uncouth young fellow with lacerated hands and a line of raw red caused by the unaccustomed linen at his throat, who, all too evidently, was soiled and tainted by ungracious existence.
I want to pay my respects to my dear aunt," Felix answered, perfectly impenetrable to his ungracious reception, and perfectly comfortable in a spacious arm-chair.
She took no notice of his ungracious tone and manner; she simply stopped him when he lifted his hat, and turned to leave her.
Without being particularly ungracious or repellent in manner or speech, he managed somehow to be immune to impertinent curiosity, yet exempt from the evil repute with which it commonly revenges itself when baffled; so far as I know, Mr.
I wrote him a full and careful account of all that had happened; I begged him to forgive and forget my ungracious reception of the advice which he had so kindly offered to me; and I promised beforehand to do nothing without first consulting his opinion in the new emergency which now confronted me.
She contrasted his generous confidence in her (the confidence of which she was unworthy) with her ungracious distrust of him.
It had struck her, doubtless, that it might seem ungracious upon her part to be indifferent to a prize which had cost so much to win.
Wilcox; there was not even criticism; she was lovable, and no ungracious or uncharitable word had passed her lips.
As a tiger doth he ever stand, on the point of springing; but I do not like those strained souls; ungracious is my taste towards all those self- engrossed ones.
Jimmy Bean," he grunted with ungracious indifference.
The expression of her face was cold and ungracious.
Hence, also (without reckoning the influence of the tea-pot), their readiness to let their tongues run to any length on the subject of the Sergeant's ungracious behaviour to them.
In evidence at the appeal court, Canon Hanna admitted his language "was impolite and ungracious to a lady".
In view of that, coach Heyneke Meyer might have to find a way to rouse himself after his rather ungracious scene-setter this week.
And who can blame them, considering the ungracious response of poorer countries like Scotland to the fiscal transfers they receive in the political union called the UK?