Synonyms and Antonyms of unceremonious
1 being or characterized by direct, brief, and potentially rude speech or manner <my polite request was met with an unceremonious refusal> Synonyms abrupt, bluff, brusque (also brusk), crusty, curt, downright, short, short-spoken, snippy, bluntRelated Words gruff, rough, snappish; candid, direct, forthright, foursquare, frank, free-spoken, open, outspoken, plain, plainspoken, point-blank, straightforward, straight-out; artless, discourteous, disrespectful, impertinent, impolite, inconsiderate, insensitive, rude, tactless, undiplomatic; brief, closemouthed, laconic, reserved, reticent, terse, tight-lipped; earnest, honest, sincere; coarse, crass, crude, low, uncouth, vulgarNear Antonyms civil, considerate, courteous, diplomatic, gracious, polite, politic, smooth, suave, tactful; loquacious, talkative, voluble; long-winded, prolix, verbose; courtly, cultivated, gallant, genteel, polished, refinedAntonyms circuitous, mealymouthed
2 not rigidly following established form, custom, or rules <her unceremonious approach to her hosting duties puts party guests immediately at ease> Synonyms heterodox, irregular, informal, unconventional, unorthodoxRelated Words unauthorized, unofficial; casual, easygoing, familiar, free and easy, lax, loose, offhand, relaxed, ultracasualNear Antonyms correct, decorous, proper; constrained, inhibited, restrained, rigid, stiff, stuffy, uptightAntonyms ceremonial, ceremonious, conventional, formal, orthodox, regular, routine
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