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Meaning of UNGENTLE

Pronunciation:  un'jentul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  not of the nobility; "of ignoble (or ungentle) birth"; "untitled civilians"
 

UNGENTLE is a 8 letter word that starts with U.

 

 Synonyms: ignoble, lowborn, untitled
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Un*gen"tle\, a.
Not gentle; lacking good breeding or delicacy; harsh.

      Vicious, ungentle, foolish, blunt, unkind. --Shak.

      That ungentle flavor which distinguishes nearly all our
      native and uncultivated grapes.          --Hawthorne.
-- {Un*gen"tle*ness}, n. -- {Un*gen"tly}, adv.

 

 

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