- discourteous; ill-mannered: ungracious behavior.
- unpleasant; disagreeable; unrewarding: an ungracious task.
- ungraceful; unpleasing.
Origin of ungracious
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Examples from the Web for ungracious
Yet, by far, she is the most ungracious of anyone I have met.Rihanna vs. The Daily Mail And Other Singer-Journalist Feuds
June 25, 2013
Newt ungracious in defeat, Inauguration plans complete So positive he will succeed Forgot he lost should concede.
This was the ungracious manner in which the sister took note of his lingering.Ester Ried Yet Speaking
Whenever she was ill, Lady Coryston's ways were solitary and ungracious.The Coryston Family
Mrs. Humphry Ward
I made no answer to this ungracious speech, but Alma was all excitement.The Woman Thou Gavest Me
In what have I so far offended you that you are so ungracious to me this evening, Iris?Pretty Madcap Dorothy
Laura Jean Libbey
I am sorry to have detained your Lordship with so ungracious a theme.Davenport Dunn, Volume 2 (of 2)
Charles James Lever
- not characterized by or showing kindness and courtesy
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Word Origin and History for ungracious
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