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synonyms for uncourtly

  • awkward
  • clumsy
  • coarse
  • gawky
  • inelegant
  • lumbering
  • rusty
  • uncouth
  • ungainly
  • vulgar
  • wooden

antonyms for uncourtly

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  • graceful
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How to use uncourtly in a sentence

Escobedo was thoroughly honest, but rugged and uncourtly, and the vigor of his representations increased the royal ill-humor.
A HISTORY OF THE INQUISITION OF SPAIN; VOL. 4HENRY CHARLES LEA
Again came an uncourtly monosyllabic 'No,' followed by another baffling silence.
A BOOK OF QUAKER SAINTSLUCY VIOLET HODGKIN
The king was a blunt, uncourtly man, and the interview was attended with none of the amenities of polished life.
THE EMPIRE OF AUSTRIA; ITS RISE AND PRESENT POWERJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
The queen, however, was quick to see what was gauche, and did not scruple to reprove them for uncourtly manners.
CHARACTER SKETCHES OF ROMANCE, FICTION AND THE DRAMA, VOL 1THE REV. E. COBHAM BREWER, LL.D.
I had always felt aversion to my uncourtly patronymic, and its very common, if not plebeian praenomen.
THE WORKS OF EDGAR ALLAN POEEDGAR ALLAN POE
Honest Burnet, with the uncourtly courage which distinguished him, ventured to remonstrate with the King.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
This perhaps may sound harsh and uncourtly, but it is too true, and the more is the pity.
THE WRITINGS OF THOMAS PAINE, VOL. ITHOMAS PAINE
Honours were not much accessible in those days, especially in uncourtly quarters.
BYGONES WORTH REMEMBERING, VOL. 2 (OF 2)GEORGE JACOB HOLYOAKE
"I can only add a plain uncourtly speech," Pope wrote again to Gay ten days later.
LIFE AND LETTERS OF JOHN GAY (1685-1732)LEWIS MELVILLE
The courtiers all tittered, and some indeed extended it to a most uncourtly loud laugh.
THE EVE OF ALL-HALLOWS, V. 1 OF 3MATTHEW WELD HARTSTONGE
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WORDS RELATED TO UNCOURTLY

  • awkward
  • clumsy
  • coarse
  • gawky
  • inelegant
  • lumbering
  • rusty
  • uncourtly
  • uncouth
  • ungainly
  • vulgar
  • wooden
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.