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unmannerly

[ uhn-man-er-lee ]

adjective

  1. not mannerly; impolite; discourteous; coarse.

    Synonyms: loutish, uncouth, ill-bred



adverb

  1. with ill manners.

unmannerly

/ ʌnˈmænəlɪ /

adjective

  1. lacking manners; discourteous


adverb

  1. archaic.
    rudely; discourteously

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Derived Forms

  • unˈmannerliness, noun

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Other Words From

  • un·manner·li·ness noun

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Word History and Origins

Origin of unmannerly1

Middle English word dating back to 1300–50; un- 1, mannerly

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Example Sentences

Not to pay attention to a book this thoughtful might even be considered unmannerly.

I do not remember to have heard if Sugden kicked his unmannerly guest: if he did not, I regret the omission.

Here is the only stanza I can remember of the little poem I composed to express the "unmannerly sadness" of youth.

Well,” said I, “if you have no business at all, I will even be so unmannerly as to shut you out.

I do think you are all the rudest, most unmannerly creatures!

It is the way to do with Jack-o-lanterns when they become unmannerly.

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