About The Word Inelegant

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Inelegant

Inelegant Meaning & Definition
Inelegant Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Inelegant?

[adj] lacking in refinement or grace or good taste

Synonyms | Synonyms for Inelegant: gauche | graceless | homely | unpolished

Related Terms | Find terms related to Inelegant: all thumbs | awkward | barbaric | barbarous | beautiless | blemished | blotted | blunderheaded | blundering | boorish | bumbling | bungling | butterfingered | cacophonic | cacophonous | careless | chintzy | clownish | clumsy | clumsy-fisted | coarse | crass | crude | cumbersome | defaced | disfigured | doggerel | Doric | dysphemistic | dysphemized | fingers all thumbs | fumbling | gauche | gawkish | gawky | graceless | gross | ham-fisted | ham-handed | harsh | heavy-handed | homely | hulking | hulky | improper | impure | in bad taste | inappropriate | inconcinnate | inconcinnous | incorrect | indecent | indecorous | indelicate | indiscreet | infelicitous | left-hand | left-handed | loutish | low | lubberly | lumbering | lumpish | maladroit | marred | oafish | offensive | outlandish | plain | ponderous | raw | rough | rude | short on looks | sloppy | spoiled | stiff | tasteless | uglified | ugly | ugly as hell | ugly as sin | unaesthetic | unattractive | unbeautiful | unbecoming | unbeseeming | uncomely | uncourtly | uncouth | undignified | uneuphonious | unfelicitous | unfitting | ungainly | ungenteel | ungraceful | unhandsome | unhandy | unlovely | unpleasing | unpolished | unpretty | unrefined | unseemly | unsightly | unsuitable | untasteful | unwieldy | vulgar

See Also | in poor taste(p) | tactless | tasteless | undignified | unrefined | untactful

Inelegant In Webster's Dictionary

\In*el"e*gant\, a. [L. inelegans: cf. F. in['e]l['e]gant. See {In-} not, and {Elegant}.] Not elegant; deficient in beauty, polish, refinement, grave, or ornament; wanting in anything which correct taste requires. What order so contrived as not to mix Tastes, not well joined, inelegant. --Milton. It renders style often obscure, always embarrassed and inelegant. --Blair.

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