not elegant or graceful in expression
a clumsy apology
his cumbersome writing style
if the rumor is true, can anything be more inept than to repeat it now?
an awkward prose style
How To Use ill-chosen In A Sentence
- Even then, the term sumptuousness may seem ill-chosen, since the nomadic nature of African life persists in spite of palaces and chamberlains and all the elaborate ritual of the Makhzen, and the most pompous rites are likely to end in a dusty gallop of wild tribesmen, and the most princely processions to tail off in a string of half-naked urchins riding bareback on donkeys. In Morocco
- Being the sort of person who obsesses over ill-chosen clothing, I am particularly mindful of this.
- Alas, even the ill-chosen piano music between scenes is overloud and irritating.
- But I was conscious that, in my situation, not to advance was in some Degree to recede, and being naturally unwilling to think that the principle of decay lay in myself, I was at least desirous to know of a certainty, whether the degree of discountenance which I had incurred, was now owing to an ill-managed story, or an ill-chosen subject. The Abbot