Dean caught his breath before answering her inelegant question.
Indeed his work, written in a diffuse and inelegant style, passed almost unnoticed.
He was, however, entirely uncritical, and his style is singularly inelegant.
The parish church of St Multose is an ancient but inelegant structure, said to have been founded as a conventual church in the 12th century by the saint to whom it is dedicated.
An ill-fitting dress will simply look unkempt, unpolished and inelegant.
It looks too inelegant, too fragile - too much like epicycles.
His rather inelegant style belies a fantastic natural aptitude.
inelegant language in which the Gospel is written.
A party of soldiers wearing the inelegant costume ' ' of the line ' ' are making the place echo with their boisterous revelry.
His style is clear, but monotonous and inelegant.
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