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gracelessly

[ greys-lis ]SEE DEFINITION OF gracelessly

Synonyms for gracelessly

  • clumsily
  • stiffly
  • bunglingly
  • carelessly
  • fumblingly
  • gawkily
  • inelegantly
  • ineptly
  • lumberingly
  • unadroitly
  • uncouthly
  • ungracefully
  • unskillfully
  • with difficulty
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Antonyms for gracelessly

  • adroitly
  • gracefully
  • skillfully
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR GRACELESSLY

"Sure," said the other gracelessly, and tossed his own slicker onto a bunk.

His straight black hair hung as gracelessly on either side of his hollow face as the hair of an American Indian.

As a matter of course she regretted this, and wished there had been no marriage, now that George had turned out so gracelessly.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., "not in a state of grace," from grace (n.) + -less. Meaning "wanting charm or elegance" is from 1630s. Related: Gracelessly; gracelessness.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR GRACELESSLY

awkwardly

adverbwith difficulty
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