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Not in accordance with the truth, fact, or rule; wrong; incorrect
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  1. Not in accordance with the truth, fact, or rule; wrong; incorrect
  2. Not suitable for or consistent with the purpose or circumstances; poorly adapted; unfit
  3. Not in keeping with conventional mores; indecorous:
Rough, especially to the touch:
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  1. Rough, especially to the touch:
  2. Lacking refinement, taste or delicacy;
  3. Lacking in delicacy or refinement:
Not having or showing tact
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  1. Not having or showing tact
  2. Having no tact; unaware or intentionally inconsiderate of someone else's feelings
  3. Lacking or exhibiting a lack of tact; bluntly inconsiderate or indiscreet.
Not modest
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  1. Not modest
  2. Not conforming to traditional sexual mores; indecent:
  3. Not decorous; indecent
Not suitable for or consistent with the purpose or circumstances; poorly adapted; unfit
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  1. Not suitable for or consistent with the purpose or circumstances; poorly adapted; unfit
  2. Not in accordance with the truth, fact, or rule; wrong; incorrect
  3. Not in keeping with conventional mores; indecorous:
  1. Offensive to good taste
  2. Not appropriate or becoming; unseemly:
  3. Not proper and fitting; unseemly; improper
Lacking propriety or decorum.
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  1. Lacking propriety or decorum.
  2. Not decorous; lacking decorum, propriety, good taste, etc.; unseemly
Showing lack of decorum; improper, indelicate, or obscene
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  1. Showing lack of decorum; improper, indelicate, or obscene
  2. Behaving disobediently or mischievously:
  3. Indecent; improper:
Not in keeping with the expected standards of one's position.
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  1. Not in keeping with the expected standards of one's position.
  2. Not appropriate or suited to one's appearance, status, character, etc.; unattractive, indecorous, etc.
  3. Not flattering, attractive or appropriate.
Not befitting; not appropriate to.
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Unattractive; unsightly:
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  1. Unattractive; unsightly:
  2. Not suited to the circumstances; inappropriate:
  3. Not seemly; not decent or proper; unbecoming; indecorous
(Obs.) Awkward; clumsy
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  1. (Obs.) Awkward; clumsy
  2. Inappropriate, improper, unseemly, etc.
  3. Unseemly, improper.
Cruel; barbarous
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  1. Cruel; barbarous
  2. Of or like a barbarian
  3. Uncivilized; crude
Brutal or cruel:
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  1. Brutal or cruel:
  2. Of, like, or characteristic of barbarians; uncivilized; primitive
  3. Marked by crudeness or lack of sophistication:
Like or characteristic of a boor; rude; awkward; ill-mannered
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  1. Like or characteristic of a boor; rude; awkward; ill-mannered
  2. Resembling or characteristic of a boor; rude and clumsy in behavior.
  3. Behaving as a boor; rough in manners; rude; uncultured.
(Of soil) difficult to till, lacking pliancy; unmanageable
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  1. (Of soil) difficult to till, lacking pliancy; unmanageable
  2. Difficult to work with, such as soil; intractable.
  3. Rude, surly, ungracious
Not fine or delicate in texture, structure, form, etc.; rough; harsh
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  1. Not fine or delicate in texture, structure, form, etc.; rough; harsh
  2. Rough, especially to the touch:
  3. Lacking in delicacy or refinement:
Grossly stupid, dull, or obtuse
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  1. Grossly stupid, dull, or obtuse
  2. Tasteless, insensitive, and coarse
  3. So crude and unrefined as to be lacking in discrimination and sensibility.
Undisguised or unadorned; plain:
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  1. Undisguised or unadorned; plain:
  2. In a raw or natural condition, before being prepared for use; not refined or processed
  3. Lacking tact or taste; blunt or offensive:
So obvious or conspicuous as to cause or heighten offense:
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  1. So obvious or conspicuous as to cause or heighten offense:
  2. On a large scale; not fine or detailed:
  3. Brutishly coarse, as in behavior; crude:
Badly brought up; lacking good manners; rude; impolite
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  1. Badly brought up; lacking good manners; rude; impolite
  2. (Of animals) of bad breed
  3. Not thoroughbred; underbred. Used of animals.
Relating to or having the attitudes of a philistine:
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  1. Relating to or having the attitudes of a philistine:
  2. Of the ancient Philistines or their culture
  3. Smugly conventional and lacking in culture
Not perfected, completed, or fully detailed:
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  1. Not perfected, completed, or fully detailed:
  2. Coarse or shaggy to the touch:
  3. Lacking polish or finesse:
Crude or rough in form or workmanship
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  1. Crude or rough in form or workmanship
  2. Lacking refinement, culture, or elegance; uncouth, boorish, coarse, vulgar, etc.
  3. Rough, violent, or harsh
Lacking flavor; insipid.
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  1. Lacking flavor; insipid.
  2. Lacking good taste or showing poor taste
  3. Without taste or flavor; flat; insipid
  1. Crude, barbarous, wild, uncultured.
  2. Used to describe behaviours deemed savage or inappropriate.
  3. Used to describe people who display a marked lack of manners as defined by a given culture.
(Archaic) Not known or familiar; strange
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  1. (Archaic) Not known or familiar; strange
  2. Awkward; clumsy; ungainly
  3. Uncultured; crude; boorish
Inadequately educated; lacking art or knowledge; unrefined; uncultured; uncivilized.
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  1. Inadequately educated; lacking art or knowledge; unrefined; uncultured; uncivilized.
  2. Not cultivated by standard agricultural methods:
  3. Not cultivated by agricultural methods; not prepared for cultivation.
Not cultured or cultivated:
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  1. Not cultured or cultivated:
  2. Not cultured or civilized; lacking in delicacy or refinement.
Not elaborated, perfected, or completed:
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  1. Not elaborated, perfected, or completed:
  2. Lacking good manners, culture, or refinement.
  3. Not refined in manners; uncivilized; rude; plain.
Spoken by or expressed in language spoken by the common people; vernacular:
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  1. Spoken by or expressed in language spoken by the common people; vernacular:
  2. Offensively excessive in self-display or expenditure; ostentatious:
  3. Characterized by a lack of culture, refinement, taste, restraint, sensitivity, etc.; coarse; crude; boorish
Hasty or unrestrained without regard for consequences:
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  1. Hasty or unrestrained without regard for consequences:
  2. Arresting, pronounced, or ostentatious:
  3. Insensitive or tactless
  1. Awkward, lacking coordination, not graceful, not dextrous
  2. Awkward or inefficient in use or construction, difficult to handle or manage especially because of shape
  3. Gauche; inept:
Lacking grace or social polish; awkward or tactless.
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  1. Lacking grace or social polish; awkward or tactless.
Not politic; unwise; injudicious; inexpedient
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  1. Not politic; unwise; injudicious; inexpedient
  2. Not in accordance with good policy; unwise, inexpedient; unadvisable.
  3. Not wise or expedient; not politic:
Marked by a lack of adroitness; inept.
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  1. Marked by a lack of adroitness; inept.
  2. Inept; clumsy; awkward; not adroit
Not having or showing tact
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  1. Not having or showing tact
  2. Having no tact; unaware or intentionally inconsiderate of someone else's feelings
  3. Lacking or exhibiting a lack of tact; bluntly inconsiderate or indiscreet.
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