1. without grace; rigidly

they moved woodenly

Syn: ↑ungraciously, ↑ungracefully, ↑woodenly
Derived from adjective: ↑wooden (for: ↑woodenly), ↑graceless, ↑ungraceful (for: ↑ungracefully)
2. in a graceless manner

she moves rather gracelessly

Ant: ↑gracefully
Derived from adjective: ↑graceless

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • gracelessly — graceless ► ADJECTIVE ▪ lacking grace, elegance, or charm. DERIVATIVES gracelessly adverb gracelessness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • Gracelessly — Graceless Grace less, a. 1. Wanting in grace or excellence; departed from, or deprived of, divine grace; hence, depraved; corrupt. In a graceless age. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. Unfortunate. Cf. {Grace}, n., 4. [Obs.] Chaucer. {Grace less*ly}, adv …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gracelessly — adverb see graceless …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • gracelessly — See graceless. * * * …   Universalium

  • gracelessly — adverb In a graceless manner …   Wiktionary

  • gracelessly — adv. in a clumsy manner; rudely …   English contemporary dictionary

  • gracelessly — grace·less·ly …   English syllables

  • graceless — gracelessly, adv. gracelessness, n. /grays lis/, adj. 1. lacking grace, pleasing elegance, or charm. 2. without any sense of right or propriety. [1325 75; ME; see GRACE, LESS] * * * …   Universalium

  • graceless — [[t]gre͟ɪsləs[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED Something that is graceless is unattractive and not at all interesting or charming. It was a massive, graceless house. Ant: graceful 2) ADJ GRADED A graceless movement is clumsy and uncontrolled. ...a graceless… …   English dictionary

  • Donkey Kong (character) — Donkey Kong (DK) Donkey Kong, as seen in Donkey Kong Country Returns Series Donkey Kong/Mario First game …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.