Definitions of inelegance

n the quality of lacking refinement and good taste

a refined quality of gracefulness and good taste
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awkwardness, clumsiness, gracelessness, stiffness
the inelegance of someone stiff and unrelaxed (as by embarrassment)
dowdiness, drabness, homeliness
having a drab or dowdy quality; lacking stylishness or elegance
manginess, seediness, shabbiness, sleaziness
a lack of elegance as a consequence of wearing threadbare or dirty clothing
an informal, homely, outdoor look characteristic of those who wear tweeds
coarseness, commonness, grossness, raunch, vulgarism, vulgarity
the quality of lacking taste and refinement
crudeness, roughness
an unpolished unrefined quality
boorishness, uncouthness
inelegance by virtue of being an uncouth boor
inflation, ostentation, ostentatiousness, pomposity, pompousness, pretentiousness, puffiness, splashiness
lack of elegance as a consequence of being pompous and puffed up with vanity
inelegance indicated by a lack of good taste
the quality of being wooden and awkward
gaucherie, rusticity
the quality of being rustic or gauche
shabbiness by virtue of being in rags
cheapness, sleaze, tackiness, tat
tastelessness by virtue of being cheap and vulgar
brashness, flashiness, garishness, gaudiness, glitz, loudness, meretriciousness, tawdriness
tasteless showiness
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an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone

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