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Adjective
Having or showing an inability to move in a graceful manner
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“I realized that I had been entertaining them for over an hour with my ungainly attempts at mastering a skill they had possessed all their lives.”
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Difficult to use or operate especially because of size, weight, or design
“With the ungainly camera clamped to his body and hooked up to the sound gear carried by his assistant, he was at least freed from the tyranny of the tripod.”
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Having awkward (especially lanky) bodily proportions
“He was an ungainly figure and when he danced, many whistled, hooted, and laughed at him.”
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Of a size greater than average of its kind
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Lacking good manners, refinement, or grace
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Having a bad or ugly form
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Uptight or unfriendly in nature
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