unceremonious

[ uhn-ser-uh-moh-nee-uh s ]
/ ˌʌn sɛr əˈmoʊ ni əs /

adjective

discourteously abrupt; hasty; rude: He made an unceremonious departure in the middle of my speech.
without ceremony or formalities; informal.

Origin of unceremonious

First recorded in 1590–1600; un-1 + ceremonious

Related forms

un·cer·e·mo·ni·ous·ly, adverbun·cer·e·mo·ni·ous·ness, noun
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unceremonious

/ (ˌʌnsɛrɪˈməʊnɪəs) /

adjective

without ceremony; informal, abrupt, rude, or undignified

Derived Forms

unceremoniously, adverbunceremoniousness, noun
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