ungentle

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adjective un·gen·tle \ˌən-ˈjen-təl\

Definition of ungentle

  1. :  not gentle :  lacking in softness, delicacy, etc. :  harsh, rough <an ungentle touch> < … with the two gentlemen pursuing their ungentle quarrel in magazines, television studios, and courtrooms … — Hendrik Hertzberg>

ungently

play \ˌən-ˈjent-lē\ adverb < … taking him, not ungently, by the loose front of his red woollen shirt … — Charles Dickens> <ungently told her no>

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