Definition of ungraceful in English:
Lacking grace; clumsy: an ungraceful swimmer
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- The final hymn ‘All For Jesus’ was sung with Lara desperately trying to hide in her book to escape Mr Yorke's glares, appearing clumsy and ungraceful.
- That most people walk in an ungraceful, ungainly and awkward manner with a forward inclination of the body does not mean that it is the normal way of walking.
- Dereth felt clumsy and ungraceful next to the two companions, as though they belonged to an exclusive club that he could never join.
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- Out of the window, I could see Jonah jogging ungracefully towards our block, all elbows and knees in a tragically unhip white vest, and I realised I'd had a lucky escape.
- And then playfully he shunts me with his shoulder, making me step ungracefully into the wall so that even the waiter standing aside holding a stack of dirty plates has to suppress a smile.
- Dragging myself ungracefully to my feet, I froze again, listening for any noise, waiting for anyone to come and check what the commotion was about.
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- If they don't, there's a kind of ungracefulness that's likely to reflect structural problems in the design.
- There would be a great deal more ungracefulness than beauty in either a horse or a man that was so treated.
- I say nothing about the ungracefulness of the translation but I much fear it will by many be taken as an indication of doctrinal bias.
Pronunciation: /ʌnˈɡreɪsfʊli/ /ʌnˈɡreɪsf(ə)li/adverb
Pronunciation: /ʌnˈɡreɪsfʊlnəs/ /ʌnˈɡreɪsf(ə)lnəs/noun
Definition of ungraceful in:
- US English dictionary
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