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synonyms for inelegantly

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

antonyms for inelegantly

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  • adroitly
  • gracefully
  • skillfully
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How to use inelegantly in a sentence

She never acted inelegantly during the whole time we lived together.
NAPOLEON'S YOUNG NEIGHBORHELEN LEAH REED
He censures Leo Allatius for a title which appears to me not inelegantly conceived.
CURIOSITIES OF LITERATURE, VOL. 1 (OF 3)ISAAC D'ISRAELI
I returned, touched the ladder tentatively with my feet, refastened the window, and descended—perhaps inelegantly.
A BOOK OF GHOSTSSABINE BARING-GOULD
At this Tubby seized his purchase and rather inelegantly rejoined, "Not on your life!"
THE BOY SCOUTS UNDER FIRE IN MEXICOLIEUT. HOWARD PAYSON
It is a drama in the epic style, inelegantly splendid, and tediously instructive.
LIVES OF THE ENGLISH POETS: WALLER, MILTON, COWLEYSAMUEL JOHNSON
Was he what old Flagg had so inelegantly stated—a sapgag where a girl was concerned?
JOAN OF ARC OF THE NORTH WOODSHOLMAN DAY
The breakfast call was rather inelegantly expressed when infantry and cavalry troops were camped close together.
A BOY TROOPER WITH SHERIDANSTANTON P. ALLEN
With a shade of chagrin Mr. Wentz returned to his desk, telling himself inelegantly that she was “feeling her oats.”
THE FIGHTING SHEPHERDESS CAROLINE LOCKHART
The man looked at her rather more closely, and a moment later was bowing even more profusely and inelegantly than before.
PHAROS, THE EGYPTIANGUY NEWELL BOOTHBY
The groom rushed forward; Mollie leapt inelegantly but safely to the ground, and bent over him with anxious questioning.
THE FORTUNES OF THE FARRELLSMRS. GEORGE DE HORNE VAIZEY
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO INELEGANTLY

  • bunglingly
  • carelessly
  • clumsily
  • fumblingly
  • gawkily
  • gracelessly
  • inelegantly
  • ineptly
  • lumberingly
  • stiffly
  • unadroitly
  • uncouthly
  • ungracefully
  • unskillfully
  • with difficulty
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.