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inelegant


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Inelegant  \In*el"e*gant\,  a.  [L.  inelegans:  cf  F. 
  in['e]l['e]gant.  See  {In-}  not  and  {Elegant}.] 
  Not  elegant;  deficient  in  beauty,  polish,  refinement,  grave, 
  or  ornament;  wanting  in  anything  which  correct  taste 
  requires. 
 
  What  order  so  contrived  as  not  to  mix  Tastes,  not  well 
  joined,  inelegant.  --Milton. 
 
  It  renders  style  often  obscure,  always  embarrassed  and 
  inelegant.  --Blair. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  inelegant 
  adj  :  lacking  in  refinement  or  grace  or  good  taste  [ant:  {elegant}] 




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