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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Graceless  \Grace"less\,  a. 
  1.  Wanting  in  grace  or  excellence;  departed  from  or  deprived 
  of  divine  grace;  hence  depraved;  corrupt.  ``In  a 
  graceless  age.''  --Milton. 
 
  2.  Unfortunate.  Cf  {Grace},  n.,  4.  [Obs.]  --Chaucer.  -- 
  {Grace"less*ly},  adv  --  {Grace"less-ness},  n. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  graceless 
  adj  1:  lacking  graciousness;  "a  totally  graceless  hostess"  [syn:  {unpleasing}] 
  2:  lacking  grace;  clumsy;  "a  graceless  production  of  the  play"; 
  "his  stature  low...his  bearing  ungraceful"-  Sir  Walter 
  Scott  [syn:  {ungraceful}] 
  3:  lacking  social  polish;  "too  gauche  to  leave  the  room  when 
  the  conversation  became  intimate";  "their  excellent 
  manners  always  may  be  feel  gauche"  [syn:  {gauche},  {unpolished}] 




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