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Definition of the noun ungainliness
What does ungainliness mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: ungainlinesses
- the carriage of someone whose movements and posture are extremely ungainly and inelegant
Alternative definition of the noun ungainliness
- The state of being ungainly.
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Ungainliness
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A Writer's Guide to Getting It Right by William Bryson
The ungainliness here could instantly be ...
by Philip D. Morehead
lankiness, boniness, ungainliness (see NARROWNESS). Verbs—angle, fork, bifurcate; bend, hook, go off on a tangent; zigzag; branch, fork . Adjectives—angular, crooked; deltoid, triangular, rectangular, square, etc.
Vocabulary Building by Manik Joshi
crudeness / discomfiture / gaucheness / gawkiness / gracelessness / inelegance / ineptness / klutziness / nervousness / tackiness / tactlessness / uncouthness / ungainliness / unseemliness / unwieldiness ****** English Synonyms -- B 039.
British and American by Eric Partridge
Ex the ungainliness of the animal so named. droimnerar is a corrupted form of dommerar. In, e.g., B.E., 1698. drop, n. A piece of money, esp. of gold, let fall with the design of swindling an onlooker or pickerup: 1725, A New Canting.
Halo Encyclopedia (2011)
by DK Publishing
cycle between shots, a limited power cell that allows only five discharges per fully charged battery, and its cumbersome size, its brute strength more than makes up for any ungainliness—even a Wraith cannot withstand a fully charged shot.
by Eric Partridge
Ex the dromedary's ungainliness. drommerars, -ers *, see DOMMERAR. drooper . A drooping moustache: Cockney coll: from ...
A Pronouncing Lexicon of the English Language
UNFATHOMABLE 438 UNGAINLINESS UNFATHOMABLE, -fath'-um-4bl,a., that cannot be fathomed by a line. UNF.VTHOMED, -umd, a., notsound- ed. UNFATIGUED, -fi-teegd', a., not wearied. UNFAULTY, -fawl'-te, a., free from fault.
Giving the Derivation, Source, Or Origin of Common Phrases, Allusions, and Words that Have a Tale to Tell by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer
Ungainliness; perversity; an evil temper; malice prepense. Halliwell gives cuss = surly. “The turkey-cock is just as likely ...
by Louisa Pansegrouw
uncultured, ungainliness, ungainly, ungraceful, unpolished, unrefined, unskilled, unskilful(ness), unsophisticated, ...
The Clarendon Dictionary (1894)
A Concise Handbook of the English Language, in Orthography, Pronunciation, and Definitions ... by William Hand Browne
n, ungainliness. Unguent, ung'gwent, n. anointment. Unhorse, un-hors', v.t. to throw or force from a horse. Unicorn, u'ni-korn, n. a fabulous animal with one horn . Unification, n-ui-n-ka'shun, n. act of uniting into one. Uniform, u'ni-fonn, a. having ...
ungainliness noun. © 1 7c: from obsolete gainfy graceful. unget-at-able or ungetatable Muirtai.ih.il c-adj, colloq inaccessible; unreachable. © 19c. ungettable /An'getsbsl/ t>- a<// unattainable.© 16c ungodly o adj 1 wicked or sinful; irreligious.
To which is Prefixed, a Grammar of the English Language by J. Johnson
awkwardness; ungainliness ; want of dexterity. CLU'MSY, adj. awkward; ...
by Thomas Sheridan
Awkwardness, ungainliness, want of dexterity. CLUMSY, kläm'-zy. a. Awkward, heavy, unhandy. CLUNG, kläng'. The preterite and ...
by John Walker
awkwardness, ungainliness Clumsy, kläm'zè a. awkward, heavy Clung, ...
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Video shows what ungainliness means. The state of being ungainly.. Ungainliness Meaning. How to pronounce, definition audio dictionary. How to say ...
Scrabble value of U1N1G2A1I1N1L1I1N1E1S1S1
The value of this 12-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.Couldn't select: Got error 28 from storage engine