inelegance

inelegance
Synonyms and related words:
Babbittry, awkwardness, bad taste, boorishness, bourgeois taste, bumblingness, cacophony, camp, campiness, clownishness, clumsiness, cumbersomeness, defacement, disfigurement, dysphemism, gawkiness, gawkishness, gracelessness, ham-handedness, handful of thumbs, heavy-handedness, high camp, homeliness, hulkiness, ill-favoredness, impropriety, inappropriateness, incorrectness, indecency, indecorousness, indecorum, indelicacy, indiscreetness, indiscretion, inelegancy, kitsch, left-handedness, loutishness, low camp, lubberliness, lumpishness, maladroitness, oafishness, philistinism, plainness, ponderousness, poor taste, pop, pop culture, shapelessness, tastelessness, uglification, uglifying, ugliness, unaestheticism, unaestheticness, unattractiveness, unbeautifulness, unbecomingness, unchastity, uncomeliness, uncouthness, unfittingness, ungainliness, ungracefulness, unhandiness, unhandsomeness, unloveliness, unmanageability, unmeetness, unpleasingness, unprettiness, unseemliness, unshapeliness, unsightliness, unsuitability, unsuitableness, unwieldiness, vulgar taste, vulgarism, vulgarity, vulgarness

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  • inélégance — [ inelegɑ̃s ] n. f. • 1525; de inélégant ♦ Manque d élégance. « l inélégance de son aspect » (A. Gide). Fig. Indélicatesse (dans le comportement). Un procédé d une parfaite inélégance. ⊗ CONTR. Élégance. ● inélégance nom féminin Manque d élégance …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Inelegance — In*el e*gance, Inelegancy In*el e*gan*cy, n.; pl. {Inelegances}, {Inelegancies}. [L. inelegantia: cf. F. in[ e]l[ e]gance.] [1913 Webster] 1. The quality of being inelegant; lack of elegance or grace; lack of refinement, beauty, or polish in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • inelegance — index impropriety Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • inelegance — n. pl. inelegancies [in el′ə gəns] n. 1. lack of elegance 2. something inelegant: Also inelegancy n. inelegancies …   English World dictionary

  • inélégance — (i né lé gan s ) s. f. Défaut d élégance. •   Je ne signalerai pas l inélégance et l irrégularité du langage, BOSSUET dans le Dict. de DOCHEZ.. REMARQUE    Diderot paraît considérer inélégance comme un néologisme ; il a tort : Peut on compter le… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • Inelegance — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Inelegance >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 inelegance inelegance Sgm: N 1 stiffness stiffness &c. >Adj. =>unlettered Muse Sgm: N 1 unlettered Muse unlettered Muse =>(Gray) Sgm: N 1 barbarism barbarism Sgm …   English dictionary for students

  • INÉLÉGANCE — s. f. Défaut d élégance. L inélégance du style …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • INÉLÉGANCE — n. f. Défaut d’élégance. L’inélégance de son style …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • inelegance — noun The state or quality of being inelegant. The inelegance of the ugly duckling stood in contrast to its ultimate fate as a swan. Syn: awkwardness, bluntness, clumsiness, gracelessness, homeliness …   Wiktionary

  • inelegance — (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Lack of elegance Nouns inelegance, gracelessness, leadenness, harshness, tastelessness, vulgarity; stiffness; barbarism; solecism, cacology, circumlocution; mannerism, artificiality (see affectation); lack …   English dictionary for students

  • inelegance — inelegant ► ADJECTIVE ▪ lacking elegance or refinement. DERIVATIVES inelegance noun inelegantly adverb …   English terms dictionary

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