HyperDic: inelegance

English > 1 sense of the word inelegance:
NOUNattributeinelegancethe quality of lacking refinement and good taste
English > inelegance: 1 sense > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe quality of lacking refinement and good taste.
Narrowerawkwardness, clumsiness, gracelessness, stiffnessThe inelegance of someone stiff and unrelaxed (as by embarrassment / embarrassment)
boorishness, uncouthnessinelegance by virtue of being an uncouth boor
coarseness, commonness, grossness, vulgarity, vulgarism, raunchThe quality of lacking taste and refinement
crudeness, roughnessAn unpolished unrefined quality
dowdiness, drabness, homelinessHaving a drab or dowdy quality
ostentation, ostentatiousness, pomposity, pompousness, pretentiousness, puffiness, splashiness, inflationlack of elegance as a consequence of being pompous and puffed up with vanity
shabbiness, seediness, manginess, sleazinessA lack of elegance as a consequence of wearing threadbare or dirty clothing
tastelessnessinelegance indicated by a lack of good taste
tweedinessAn informal, homely, outdoor look characteristic of those who wear tweeds
BroaderqualityAn essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone
OppositeeleganceA refined quality of gracefulness and good taste
Spanishdeslucimiento, inelegancia
Catalandeslluïment, inelegància
Adjectivesinelegantlacking in refinement or grace or good taste

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