[ UK /ʌnd‍ʒˈɛntə‍l/ ]
ADJECTIVE
  1. not of the nobility
    untitled civilians
    of ignoble (or ungentle) birth
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How To Use ungentle In A Sentence

  • The science of ungentle persuasion was never better understood. The Times Literary Supplement
  • Sir, said Sir Lamorak, now I understand your knighthood, it may not be false that all men say, for of your bounty, noblesse, and worship, of all knights ye are peerless, and for your courtesy and gentleness I showed you ungentleness, and that now me repenteth. Le Morte d'Arthur: Sir Thomas Malory's book of King Arthur and of his noble knights of the Round table
  • Why not give players an amber card for ungentlemanly conduct and diving, building penalty points for an end of season ban.
  • 'This is only a poor, rough, ungentlemanly sort of shire, as far as I have seen it; and however they got on with the things I found that they called hounds I can't for the life of me imagine. Mr. Sponge's Sporting Tour
  • She may have many excellent qualities, and may do much good, but her ungentleness mars the beauty of her character.
  • of ignoble (or ungentle) birth
  • And yet from the beginning of our existence down to a time within the memory of babes England has distressed herself piteously over the ungentleness of our Connecticut Blue Laws. Mark Twain: A Biography
  • By that I don't mean that they wrote ungentle articles about their professors.
  • Throughout, there is an austere, economical yet not ungentle intelligence.
  • You won't do that to a girl, that is so ungentlemanly.
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