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Synonyms for uncouth

lacking refinement or cultivation or taste

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His appearance was wild and uncouth; there was aloofness in his eyes and sensuality in his mouth; he was big and strong; he gave the impression of untamed passion; and perhaps she felt in him, too, that sinister element which had made me think of those wild beings of the world's early history when matter, retaining its early connection with the earth, seemed to possess yet a spirit of its own.
But beauty, in our sense of the word, seems to diminish as we go down: the creature becomes more--I won't say 'ugly' of any of God's creatures--more uncouth. And, when we take the microscope, and go a few steps lower still, we come upon animalculae, terribly uncouth, and with a terrible number of legs!"
He taught certain uncouth lads, when they were of an age to enter society, the intricacies of contra dances, or the steps of the schottische and mazurka, and he was a marked figure in all social assemblies, though conspicuously absent from town-meetings and the purely masculine gatherings at the store or tavern or bridge.
I shall call hills steep, which ought to be bold; surfaces strange and uncouth, which ought to be irregular and rugged; and distant objects out of sight, which ought only to be indistinct through the soft medium of a hazy atmosphere.
With a cry John seized the branch of a tree, whipped the crutch out of his armpit, and sent that uncouth missile hurtling through the air.
A dry-looking Englishman, in high boots and a short jacket, clean-shaven, except for a tuft below his chin, came to meet him, walking with the uncouth gait of jockey, turning his elbows out and swaying from side to side.
Nations celebrate their independence but what was being celebrated on our roads with this shameless display of traffic indiscipline and bad manners by apparently uncouth and uneducated bikers defies explanation.
The former governor pointedly said that Okurounmu's relentless attacks against him were borne out of envy and wickedness, even as he insisted that he would not descend into using uncouth, insulting and gutter languages as Okurounmu did against him.
In addition to the germs that it spreads, this act of spitting is also uncouth.
The party will not condone uncouth statements,' he said.
The Korean coolie (porter), often disparaged as uncouth and dirty, was also admired for his sheer determination and strength.
'The use of an uncouth word by the honourable Kinabatangan has offended many members of Parliament, especially the female members of Parliament, as it taints the prestige and good name of this House,' the motion in the Order Paper read.
Several users, including PTI supporters, condemned the uncouth use of language in the gathering attended by women.
Government A government that works for all Henceforth thereby must fall Fascist tendencies it's fate It then leads a vassal state Biblical proportions in size Describe its monumental lies The missing ingredient here is truth So government's epithet is uncouth This adjective stays ever after Despite ringing hollow laughter Laugh and the world laughs with you The joke is government's impromptu A search for a 'get-out' clause Is the untrue driving force.
As we headed back to catch the bus home again, upon getting to the bus station we were greeted by an uncouth man in the mid-twenties who had been out drinking and was making a real nuisance of himself.