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unceremonious

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adjective un·cer·e·mo·ni·ous \ˌən-ˌser-ə-ˈmō-nē-əs\

Simple Definition of unceremonious

  • : happening or done very suddenly and quickly with no effort to be careful or polite

Full Definition of unceremonious

  1. 1 :  not ceremonious :  informal

  2. 2 :  abrupt, rude <an unceremonious dismissal>

un·cer·e·mo·ni·ous·ly adverb
un·cer·e·mo·ni·ous·ness noun

Examples of unceremonious

  1. His unceremonious dismissal by the new boss surprised everybody.

  2. <my polite request was met with an unceremonious refusal>



1598

First Known Use of unceremonious

1598



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