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  • as indiscourteous
  • as inuncouth

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  • civil
  • courteous
  • gracious
  • mannered
  • polite
  • refined
  • respectful
  • well-bred
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How to use ungenteel in a sentence

To place your hat on any article of furniture when you enter a room is ungenteel; to lay it on a bed is unpardonable.
BEADLE'S DIME BOOK OF PRACTICAL ETIQUETTE FOR LADIES AND GENTLEMENANONYMOUS
Then, to refuse roast beef and baked ham would be very ungenteel!
AIMS AND AIDS FOR GIRLS AND YOUNG WOMENGEORGE SUMNER WEAVER
Dealing in second-hand books, half of which were dramatic works, was a business not only irreligious, but ungenteel.
LIPPINCOTT'S MAGAZINE OF POPULAR LITERATURE AND SCIENCEVARIOUS
She never laughed at his jokes, and thought him ungenteel, and not careful enough about improving his mind; and that vexed him.
CRANFORDELIZABETH CLEGHORN GASKELL
The ungenteel people in a country are so much more interesting than the gentlefolks.
DIARY OF A PILGRIMAGEJEROME K. JEROME
The steward chose to imitate the squire; and the attorney found it would be quite ungenteel to stand out.
THE SHEPHERD OF SALISBURY PLAIN AND OTHER TALESHANNAH MORE
"Oh, I don't know: everything that is unrefined and ungenteel," added she, slily looking up into her father's face.
WIVES AND DAUGHTERSELIZABETH CLEGHORN GASKELL
The young ladies arrived: their appearance was by no means ungenteel or unfashionable.
SENSE AND SENSIBILITYJANE AUSTEN
Your rich cake allers lies heavy on my pore stomach, but 'twould be ungenteel to refuse.
THE SOUL OF SUSAN YELLAMHORACE ANNESLEY VACHELL
And Alicia withdrew abruptly into the room, blushing for her detected sin of ungenteel curiosity.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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