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synonyms for uncouthness

  • ignorance
  • ineptitude
  • amateurishness
  • artlessness
  • boorishness
  • coarseness
  • crudeness
  • gawkiness
  • gracelessness
  • greenness
  • inability
  • incompetence
  • ineptness
  • maladroitness
  • rudeness
  • tactlessness
  • ungainliness
  • unskillfulness
  • cloddishness
  • inexpertness
  • oafishness
  • uncoordination

antonyms for uncouthness

MOST RELEVANT
  • politeness
  • sophistication
  • artfulness
  • cleverness
  • convenience
  • dexterity
  • ease
  • easiness
  • elegance
  • grace
  • handiness
  • skill
  • straightforwardness
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    How to use uncouthness in a sentence

    But to the ladies, his brutality signifieth strength and power; and his uncouthness, originality and genius.
    UNDER THE ROSEFREDERIC STEWART ISHAM
    It reproduces his uncouthness illumined with his brilliant latent qualities.
    THE IRON ARROW HEAD OR THE BUCKLER MAIDENEUGNE SUE
    A certain quaint uncouthness should not blind us to Orcagna's wealth of expressive detail.
    A POPULAR HANDBOOK TO THE NATIONAL GALLERY, VOLUME I, FOREIGN SCHOOLSVARIOUS
    I refuse to be envious of the intelligence of foxes and coyotes, and I will always resent uncouthness and mean thoughts.
    A TOP-FLOOR IDYLGEORGE VAN SCHAICK
    A certain savage uncouthness seemed to have fallen upon him during the last few minutes.
    THE VANISHED MESSENGERE. PHILLIPS OPPENHEIM
    It may be a slight uncouthness at table, a peculiar back-country phrase or pronunciation, some gesture of timidity or swaggering.
    THE GOOD HOUSEKEEPING MARRIAGE BOOKVARIOUS
    They marvelled that so versatile a genius could have lived in a land reputed for uncouthness and savagery.
    EUGENE FIELD, A STUDY IN HEREDITY AND CONTRADICTIONSSLASON THOMPSON
    Plainness and uncouthness in humans only too often belie noble mind or disposition.
    FEMINISM AND SEX-EXTINCTIONARABELLA KENEALY
    Then its clumsiness is lost in the collective uncouthness which becomes of a tremendous grandeur.
    LONDON FILMSWILLIAM DEAN HOWELLS
    Their uncouthness gave a scruple of foppishness to M'I ver, and sent him seeking a razor in the widow's house.
    JOHN SPLENDIDNEIL MUNRO
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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