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Definition of graceless adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1not knowing how to be polite and pleasant to other people a graceless, angry young man
  2. 2not pleasing or attractive to look at the graceless architecture of the 1960s
  3. 3moving in an awkward way She swam with a graceless stroke. opposite graceful
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adverb Martha was slumped gracelessly in an armchair.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: graceless