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inelegance


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Inelegance  \In*el"e*gance\,  Inelegancy  \In*el"e*gan*cy\,  n.;  pl 
  {Inelegances},  {Inelegancies}.  [L.  inelegantia:  cf  F. 
  in['e]l['e]gance.] 
  1.  The  quality  of  being  inelegant;  want  of  elegance  or  grace; 
  want  of  refinement,  beauty,  or  polish  in  language, 
  composition,  or  manners. 
 
  The  notorious  inelegance  of  her  figure.  --T.  Hook. 
 
  2.  Anything  inelegant;  as  inelegance  of  style  in  literary 
  composition. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  inelegance 
  n  :  the  quality  of  lacking  refinement  and  good  taste  [ant:  {elegance}] 




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