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adjective as in ungraceful

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Escobedo was thoroughly honest, but rugged and uncourtly, and the vigor of his representations increased the royal ill-humor.

Again came an uncourtly monosyllabic 'No,' followed by another baffling silence.

The king was a blunt, uncourtly man, and the interview was attended with none of the amenities of polished life.

The queen, however, was quick to see what was gauche, and did not scruple to reprove them for uncourtly manners.

I had always felt aversion to my uncourtly patronymic, and its very common, if not plebeian praenomen.


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On this page you'll find 13 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to uncourtly, such as: awkward, clumsy, coarse, gawky, inelegant, and lumbering.

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