uncouthness

NOUN
  1. inelegance by virtue of being an uncouth boor
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How To Use uncouthness In A Sentence

  • Probably not very, given the essential uncouthness of the town, but at least it shows they're trying.
  • In the email, Bourne, 60, from Dawlish, Devon, apparently rebukes Withers, 29, for her behaviour during a visit to the family in April, which she describes as "staggering in its uncouthness and lack of grace". Mother-in-law's withering email to bride-to-be goes viral
  • The penchant for booing by baseball spectators probably reached its lowest level of uncouthness in 1985 when the first-place Toronto Blue Jays met the second-place Yankees in the opener of a crucial four-game series at Yankee Stadium.
  • Thomas Campion, in 1602 or so, came out with an attack on the uncouthness of rhyme, which was very strange for him to do because he was one of the great lute-song writers of the day. THE ANTHOLOGIST
  • Bruno doesn't know why he learns so quickly - "My father never quite lost his touch of aboriginal uncouthness" - but under the tutelage of an autistic janitor and a very liberal-minded cognitive psychologist named Lydia Littlemore, he emerges from his "prelapsarian nudity" and enters the world of conscious thought, "the awesome thaumaturgy of mere language. Review of Benjamin Hale's 'Evolution of Bruno Littlemore': Aping human love
  • Bruno doesn't know why he learns so quickly - "My father never quite lost his touch of aboriginal uncouthness" - but under the tutelage of an autistic janitor and a very liberal-minded cognitive psychologist named Lydia Littlemore, he emerges from his "prelapsarian nudity" and enters the world of conscious thought, "the awesome thaumaturgy of mere language. Review of Benjamin Hale's 'Evolution of Bruno Littlemore': Aping human love
  • As the badge of an authentic untimeliness, uncouthness marks the expectation of future rewriting, conceives itself as the object of subsequent distressings.
  • The way they looked at her made her uncomfortable, she knew not why; while there was an uncouthness and roughness about them that did not please her. Chapter 2
  • The story is vaguely compelling, shot through with occasional snatches of uncouthness. 2010 April 06 « The BookBanter Blog
  • The moon's idealizing glamour had left no trace of the uncouthness of the place which the daylight revealed; the little log house, the great overhanging chestnut-oaks, the jagged precipice before the door, the vague outlines of the distant ranges, all suffused with a magic sheen, might have seemed a stupendous alto-rilievo in silver repoussè. In the Tennessee mountains,
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