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unceremonious

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of unceremonious

  1. 1 being or characterized by direct, brief, and potentially rude speech or manner my polite request was met with an unceremonious refusal Synonyms of unceremonious abrupt, bluff, brusque (also brusk), crusty, curt, downright, short, short-spoken, snippy, bluntWords Related to unceremonious 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 of unceremonious civil, considerate, courteous, diplomatic, gracious, polite, politic, smooth, suave, tactful; loquacious, talkative, voluble; long-winded, prolix, verbose; courtly, cultivated, gallant, genteel, polished, refinedAntonyms of unceremonious circuitous, mealymouthed

  2. 2 not rigidly following established form, custom, or rules her unceremonious approach to her hosting duties puts party guests immediately at ease Synonyms of unceremonious heterodox, irregular, informal, unconventional, unorthodoxWords Related to unceremonious unauthorized, unofficial; casual, easygoing, familiar, free and easy, lax, loose, offhand, relaxed, ultracasualNear Antonyms of unceremonious correct, decorous, proper; constrained, inhibited, restrained, rigid, stiff, stuffy, uptightAntonyms of unceremonious ceremonial, ceremonious, conventional, formal, orthodox, regular, routine


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