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gracelessness


  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]: 
 
  gracelessness 
  n  1:  an  unpleasant  carriage  [syn:  {ungracefulness}] 
  2:  the  inelegance  of  someone  stiff  and  unrelaxed  (as  by 
  embarrassment)  [syn:  {awkwardness},  {clumsiness},  {stiffness}] 




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