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graceless

adjective

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1 lacking or showing a lack of nimbleness in using one's hands
  • a graceless person who was a butterfingered lout when it came to playing basketball

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3 not appropriate for a particular occasion or situation
  • one guest made a graceless comment about the bride's bleached hair

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4 having or showing an inability to move in a graceful manner
  • her graceless dancing was painful to watch

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5 showing poor judgment especially in personal relationships or social situations
  • indifferent to the nuances of constructive criticism, she sometimes says things which are hurtful or graceless

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The first known use of graceless was in the 14th century

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“Graceless.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/graceless. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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