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synonyms for unceremonious

  • abrupt
  • bluff
  • blunt
  • brief
  • casual
  • curt
  • familiar
  • hasty
  • inelegant
  • short
  • unconstrained
See also synonyms for: unceremoniousness

antonyms for unceremonious

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  • formal
  • polite
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How to use unceremonious in a sentence

The most ambitious of those bills died unceremonious deaths, but they lived on in two scaled back versions — SB 9 and SB 10 — that passed the Legislature this summer and were signed by the governor just days after he survived the recall.
POLITICS REPORT: AS FAULCONER’S POLITICAL CAREER LAYS DYINGANDREW KEATTS AND SCOTT LEWISSEPTEMBER 18, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
To mark the unceremonious occasion, VOSD photogs Adriana Heldiz and Megan Wood compiled a series of images that demonstrate how life in San Diego and beyond has been altered.
MORNING REPORT: A PANDEMIC YEARBOOKVOICE OF SAN DIEGOMARCH 12, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
I am afraid this is an unceremonious hour for a call, but my sense of beauty urged me hither in defiance of convention.
FIRST PLAYSA. A. MILNE
It was a slap-dash style—unceremonious, free, and easy—an American style.
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, NO. VII, DECEMBER 1850, VOL. IIVARIOUS
After they had forced themselves into her presence, they did not scruple to address her in the most unceremonious manner.
TALES AND NOVELS, VOLUME 3 (OF 10)MARIA EDGEWORTH
I—I ought to apologise for dropping in on you in this—ah—unceremonious way—but I acted, I may say—ah—on a sudden impulse.
THE BRASS BOTTLEF. ANSTEY
It is bad enough that the wedding should be so hurried and unceremonious, without our keeping away from it in addition.
RETURN OF THE NATIVETHOMAS HARDY
"Richard, I wish you'd build," she said, in her earnestness unconscious of the unceremonious character of her address.
THE HISTORY OF SIR RICHARD CALMADYLUCAS MALET
Besides, the general curiosity aroused by our presence, and the unceremonious persecutions of the crowd, were becoming tiring.
FROM THE CAVES AND JUNGLES OF HINDOSTANHELENA PRETROVNA BLAVATSKY
Then once more she remembered her unceremonious dismissal, and reflected that after all that had left her with time on her hands.
GRAY YOUTHOLIVER ONIONS
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WORDS RELATED TO UNCEREMONIOUS

  • hasty
  • hurried
  • jerky
  • precipitate
  • precipitous
  • quick
  • rushing
  • sudden
  • surprising
  • unanticipated
  • unceremonious
  • unexpected
  • unforeseen
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