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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun gracelessness:


Definition of the noun gracelessness

What does gracelessness mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: gracelessnesses

  1. an unpleasant lack of grace in carriage or form or movement or expression
    • lexical domain: Attributes - nouns denoting attributes of people and objects
    • synonym of gracelessness: ungracefulness
    • more generic words: awkwardness / clumsiness = the carriage of someone whose movements and posture are ungainly or inelegant
  2. the inelegance of someone stiff and unrelaxed (as by embarrassment)

Alternative definition of the noun gracelessness


  1. The state of being graceless

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Gracelessness

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Google previewWitness to Life Worth Living (2016)

Reflections on Miroslav Volf's Ethics of Embrace by Aleksandar S. Santrac

Gracelessness volf clearly indicates that all of our best efforts are tainted with sin. nonetheless, gracelessness is a theological term more used in the context of volf's social analysis of the gradual disappearance of gratuity and gift-giving.18 ...

Google previewPass Key to the SAT I (2001)

by Sharon Green, Ira K. Wolf

Therefore, gracelessness is the quality of being uncouth. Similarly, avaricious is a synonym for greedy. Therefore, greed is the quality of being avaricious. ( Synonym Variant) 17. (B) An elevator moves through a shaft. Water moves PRACTICE ...

Google previewHebrews (Vol. 2) (1993)

An Anchor for the Soul by R. Kent Hughes

A third way to gracelessness is the absenting of oneself from the fellowship of the church, Christ's Body. The movement of divine grace through Christ's Body is meant to be a corporate experience. A section of Paul's prayer for the church in ...

Google previewDonne and the Resources of Kind (2002)

by A. D. Cousins, Damian Grace

Its gracelessness is a social affront; it is no way to talk in polite society.40 If Herbert's lyrics are the politest in the language, Donne's are the rudest. As is often remarked, Donne is similarly disrespectful towards what as a rule most overawed the ...

Google previewFocloir Gaoidhilge-Sacs-bearla, or An Irish English dictionary [by T. de V. Coney]. (1849)

by Thomas de Vere Coneys

infamy, gracelessness. ЭД|05(%*ГАС,-А1з;е, adj. graceless, ...

Google previewAn Irish-English Dictionary, Containing Upwards of Twenty Thousand Words that Never Appeared in Any Former Irish Lexicon: with Copious Quotations from the Most Esteemed Ancient and Modern Writers, to Elucidate the Meaning of Obscure Words and Numerous Comparisons ... ; to which is Annexed, a Compendious Irish Grammar. By Edward O'Reilly (1821)

gracelessness, infamy 3Sio5h4rac, тioghrasack, a graceless, ...

Google previewA Philosophical Dictionary (1824)

by Voltaire

Gallantry became the order of the day throughout France, with a great abatement of the chivalrous sentiment which attended it under the regency of Anne of Austria, but still exempt from the more sensual gracelessness which rapidly followed ...

Google previewFuldstændigt dansk og engelsk haand-lexicon (1807)

by Christian Friderick Bay

Impudence, Insolence , Shamelefsness, Gracelessness. (Overgivenhed) Sauciness, Pertness, Petulancy, Wantonness , Frowardness. (Utugtighed), Immodesty , Unchasteness, Wantonness, Lasciviousness. Frekt ...

Google previewAn Irish-English Dictionary (1904)

Being a Thesaurus of Words, Phrases and Idioms of the Modern Irish Language, with Explanations in English by Patrick Stephen Dinneen

infamy, gracelessness. mio-Sflérac, ...

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Video shows what gracelessness means. The state of being graceless. Gracelessness Meaning. How to pronounce, definition audio dictionary. How to say ...

Scrabble value of G2R1A1C3E1L1E1S1S1N1E1S1S1

The value of this 13-letter word is 16 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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