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Meaning of UNGRACIOUS

Pronunciation:  un'greyshus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  lacking social graces
  2. [adj]  lacking charm and good taste; "an ungracious industrial city"; "this curt summary is not meant to be ungracious"; "ungracious behavior"
 

UNGRACIOUS is a 10 letter word that starts with U.

 

 Synonyms: churlish, discourteous, graceless, impolite, unpleasing
 
 Antonyms: gracious
 
 See Also: unrefined

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Un*gra"cious\, a.
1. Not gracious; showing no grace or kindness; being without
   good will; unfeeling. --Shak.

2. Having no grace; graceless; wicked. [Obs.] --Shak.

3. Not well received; offensive; unpleasing; unacceptable;
   not favored.

         Anything of grace toward the Irish rebels was as
         ungracious at Oxford as at London.    --Clarendon.
   -- {Un*gra"cious*ly}, adv. -- {Un*gra"cious*ness}, n.

 

 

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