Definition of Inelegance

1. Noun. The quality of lacking refinement and good taste.




Definition of Inelegance

1. n. The quality of being inelegant; want of elegance or grace; want of refinement, beauty, or polish in language, composition, or manners.

Definition of Inelegance

1. Noun. The state or quality of being inelegant; lack of grace, refinement, beauty, or polish in language, composition, or manners. ¹

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Definition of Inelegance

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Inelegance

inefficiencies
inefficiency
inefficient
inefficiently
inefficients
inegalitarian
inegalitarianism
inegalitarians
inelaborate
inelastic
inelastically
inelasticities
inelasticity
inelative
inelative case
inelegance (current term)
inelegances
inelegancies
inelegancy
inelegant
inelegantly
ineligibilities
ineligibility
ineligible
ineligibles
ineligibly
ineliminable
ineloquence
ineloquent
ineloquently

Literary usage of Inelegance

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Early Diary of Frances Burney, 1768-1778: With a Selection from Her by Fanny Burney (1889)
"... not with " poor language," or "inelegance" of diction. "I have no doubt," says Maria, *' of your letters being so very much above our comprehension, ..."

2. England and the English by Edward Bulwer Lytton Lytton (1836)
"inelegance of Conversation.—With us the Court does not cultivate the Graces of Language.—Samples of Dialogue,—Literary Men; their want of a fixed position ..."

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