Definition of Gracelessness

1. Noun. An unpleasant lack of grace in carriage or form or movement or expression.

Exact synonyms: Ungracefulness
Generic synonyms: Awkwardness, Clumsiness
Derivative terms: Ungraceful



2. Noun. The inelegance of someone stiff and unrelaxed (as by embarrassment).
Exact synonyms: Awkwardness, Clumsiness, Stiffness
Generic synonyms: Inelegance
Specialized synonyms: Woodenness, Gaucherie, Rusticity
Derivative terms: Awkward, Clumsy, Graceless, Graceless, Stiff

Definition of Gracelessness

1. Noun. The state of being graceless ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Gracelessness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gracelessness

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gracilariid moth
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gracileness
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Literary usage of Gracelessness

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1. Half-hours with the Best American Authors by Charles Morris (1886)
"... had they been conversing with us,—sounds to the ear like their gracelessness to tho eye. This was Egyptian Polyhymnia preluding Terpsichore. ..."

2. The Outline of History: Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind by Herbert George Wells (1921)
"Sometimes, indeed, a born rascal like Charles II of England would have the grace or the gracelessness to laugh at himself, but the generality of kings and ..."

3. The Works of Joseph Bellamy by Joseph Bellamy, Tryon Edwards (1850)
"Nothing renders a graceless covenant needful, but the prevalence of gracelessness among our people. For did our people all of them love Christ more than ..."

4. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1868)
"In literature he stands unique in England. His age, with its sharp emulation of wits, its graces and gracelessness, ..."

5. An American Anthology, 1787-1900: Selections Illustrating the Editor's by Edmund Clarence Stedman (1900)
"... graceful gracelessness of boughs, The careless carpentry of snow! A PASTURE ROUGH pasture where the blackberries grow ! — It bears upon its churlish ..."

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