[ UK /ɪnˈɛlɪɡənt/ ]
  1. lacking in refinement or grace or good taste
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How To Use inelegant In A Sentence

  • It's inelegant to seek some sort of solution to life or some final, perfect form of life. THE BROKEN GOD
  • Although written in rather inelegant and sometimes ungrammatical prose, this is an insightful and original work, based on a remarkable range of evidence.
  • It was brutish and inelegant but hugely enjoyable.
  • When you copy from another author and don't let your readers know it, it's called inelegant footnoting, not plagiarism.
  • But now we're in the narrowcasting world of ETFs, with funds tracking a multitude of sometimes obscure — and inelegantly named — indexes. Names to Fall Asleep By: ETF Initials Can Be a Puzzle
  • Like a college dormitory, the company's offices are inelegantly furnished, casually organized, and deeply marked by the personalities that reside there.
  • Why are other magazines so successful in filling up their copies with lucrative advertising and this one only attracts a few inelegant, inartistic, advertisers?
  • Every so often there is a frenzy of activity, involving the chorus charging off stage or a supremely inelegant dance.
  • Stiff and inelegant, she followed him, more anxious than ever in her life to please.
  • Finally, I beg forgiveness from all brachiosaur lovers, that so beautiful an animal as 'Brachiosaurus' brancai now has to be known by so inelegant a name as Giraffatitan. "Nothing remains. We could run when the rain slows."
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