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Meaning of GRACELESS

Pronunciation:  'greyslis

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  lacking social polish; "too gauche to leave the room when the conversation became intimate"; "their excellent manners always may be feel gauche"
  2. [adj]  lacking grace; clumsy; "a graceless production of the play"; "his stature low...his bearing ungraceful"- Sir Walter Scott
  3. [adj]  lacking graciousness; "a totally graceless hostess"

GRACELESS is a 9 letter word that starts with G.


 Synonyms: awkward, gauche, inelegant, ungraceful, ungracious, unpleasing, unpolished



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Grace"less\, a.
1. Wanting in grace or excellence; departed from, or deprived
   of, divine grace; hence, depraved; corrupt. ``In a
   graceless age.'' --Milton.

2. Unfortunate. Cf. {Grace}, n., 4. [Obs.] --Chaucer. --
   {Grace"less*ly}, adv. -- {Grace"less-ness}, n.

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