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Synonyms for ungraceful

lacking dexterity and grace in physical movement

Synonyms for ungraceful

lacking grace


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The houses are from five to seven feet high, and all built upon one arbitrary plan--the ungraceful form of a dry-goods box.
It reflected a weak, ungraceful figure and thin face.
Nevertheless, she was not so rapt from things of earth as to be unable to notice that Christine's walk was decidedly ungraceful.
The music struck up, and away they went; Tom hopping one way and Polly the other, in a most ungraceful manner.
Taller and broader than her husband, her flowing gown of sendall, and fur-lined tippet, could not conceal the gaunt and ungraceful outlines of her figure.
Variety, fluency, and not ungraceful strength are perhaps the chief qualities of Dryden's work, displayed alike in his verse and in his prose.
On the contrary, he was one of those rare individuals that radiate muscular grace through the ungraceful man-garments of civilization.
You wonder for a long time how she goes on, for there seems to be nobody in charge of her; and when another of these dull machines comes splashing by, you feel quite indignant with it, as a sullen cumbrous, ungraceful, unshiplike leviathan: quite forgetting that the vessel you are on board of, is its very counterpart.
My meaning, Ned, is obvious--I observe another fly in the cream- jug, but have the goodness not to take it out as you did the first, for their walk when their legs are milky, is extremely ungraceful and disagreeable--my meaning is, that you must do as I did; that you must marry well and make the most of yourself.
You're a reprobate,' replied Sam; 'and I desire you won't address no more o' them ungraceful remarks to me.
It wasn't the small things that broke the spell -- ungraceful wire work, clunky transitions, a Tinkerbell that was as annoying as a mosquito and sounded like a wind chime, a tea cup that fell from Peter's head and some technical glitches.
The man stepped back into the snow with a not ungraceful gesture as of apology; he had frosty silver hair, and his lean face, though in shadow, seemed to wear something like a smile.
The playwright, Charles Sedley, was clearly prompted to mention it in his adaptation of Antony and Cleopatra (1677), as Photinus, the old and vengeful soldier, soliloquizes: "My person is ungraceful, I well know.
Describing @ PMOIndia as a "national digital asset", the official BJP account tweeted: "It is ungraceful, unethical and illegal in the way outgoing team in @ PMOIndia has handled the transition.