Definition of Inelegances

1. Noun. (plural of inelegance) ¹



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Definition of Inelegances

1. inelegance [n] - See also: inelegance

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Inelegances

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

Literary usage of Inelegances

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1. Practical Rhetoric by John Duncan Quackenbos (1896)
"EVERYDAY BARBARISMS, SOLECISMS, AND inelegances. Careless speaking or slovenly writing is an Insult to the public; bad English is a crime. — GEORGE BAINTON. ..."

2. The History of English Law Before the Time of Edward I by Frederick Pollock, Frederic William Maitland (1899)
"... we shall not be surprised at finding some inelegances and technical faults in the legal theory which sums up the results of this protracted and complex ..."

3. The Bookman (1900)
"It is true that this standard, established by convention, is crude and imperfect, and that many inelegances are painfully apparent ; but, at all events, ..."

4. Library of the World's Best Literature: Ancient and Modern by Charles Dudley Warner, Hamilton Wright Mabie, Lucia Isabella Gilbert Runkle, George H Warner (1902)
"In a word, are subjection to animal instinct, egoism, falsehood, absolutely evil, or are they merely "inelegances" ?—that is to say, things deprecated just ..."

5. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1827)
"... take up the pen*—that (in various places) persons were long of finding or learning—late of adhering to a cause, and similar inelegances ; and above all, ..."

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