Definitions of inelegance
  1. noun
    the quality of lacking refinement and good taste
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    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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