ungracious

[ uhn-grey-shuhs ]
/ ʌnˈgreɪ ʃəs /

adjective

discourteous; ill-mannered: ungracious behavior.
unpleasant; disagreeable; unrewarding: an ungracious task.
ungraceful; unpleasing.

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Origin of ungracious

Middle English word dating back to 1175–1225; see origin at un-1, gracious

OTHER WORDS FROM ungracious

un·gra·cious·ly, adverbun·gra·cious·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for ungracious

ungracious
/ (ʌnˈɡreɪʃəs) /

adjective

not characterized by or showing kindness and courtesy
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