inelegance

[ in-el-i-guh ns ]SEE DEFINITION OF inelegance

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR INELEGANCE

Charlie seemed rather pleased than otherwise at my inelegance.

Yet Aunt Maude's plumpness was not the plumpness of inelegance.

The last four lines unite incorrectness, tameness, and inelegance with remarkable and fatal facility.

The inelegance of the appellation perhaps explains why the bird has been permitted to retain it for quite a long while unchanged.

Therefore in the machine two cane stilts were indispensable, although their inelegance greatly disturbed the inventor.

The expression "equal legs" is now being discarded on the score of inelegance.

Inelegance, in-el′e-gans, n. want of elegance: want of beauty or polish—also Inel′egancy.

And as long as meanings are clear, good Logic is compatible with false concords and inelegance of style.

Pray excuse the inelegance of this scrawl, and believe me yours in haste, William D. Pitman.'

Maurice was struck for a moment, but soon saw that the remark was innocent of any inelegance of speech.

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