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adjective as in informal

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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.

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.

But life itself is messy and unceremonious; it cannot stop too long for death without losing itself to the undertow.

See how it ranks against these other examples of actors returning to shows years after unceremonious exits.

Hundreds of military careers were brought to an unceremonious end, books were written, and there was a TV film.

I am afraid this is an unceremonious hour for a call, but my sense of beauty urged me hither in defiance of convention.

It was a slap-dash style—unceremonious, free, and easy—an American style.

After they had forced themselves into her presence, they did not scruple to address her in the most unceremonious manner.

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.

It is bad enough that the wedding should be so hurried and unceremonious, without our keeping away from it in addition.


On this page you'll find 35 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to unceremonious, such as: abrupt, bluff, blunt, brief, casual, and curt.

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