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ungracious

[uhn-grey-shuh s] /ʌnˈgreɪ ʃəs/
adjective
1.
discourteous; ill-mannered:
ungracious behavior.
2.
unpleasant; disagreeable; unrewarding:
an ungracious task.
3.
ungraceful; unpleasing.
Origin
1175-1225
1175-1225; Middle English; see un-1, gracious
Related forms
ungraciously, adverb
ungraciousness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for ungraciousness

ungracious

/ʌnˈɡreɪʃəs/
adjective
1.
not characterized by or showing kindness and courtesy
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Word Origin and History for ungraciousness

ungracious

adj.

early 13c., from un- (1) "not" + gracious. Related: Ungraciously.

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