unceremonious

[ uhn-ser-uh-moh-nee-uhs ]
/ 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.

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Origin of unceremonious

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

OTHER WORDS FROM unceremonious

un·cer·e·mo·ni·ous·ly, adverbun·cer·e·mo·ni·ous·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for unceremonious

unceremonious
/ (ˌʌnsɛrɪˈməʊnɪəs) /

adjective

without ceremony; informal, abrupt, rude, or undignified

Derived forms of unceremonious

unceremoniously, adverbunceremoniousness, noun
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