What is the opposite of graceful?

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Adjective
Opposite of moving gracefully with ease
“According to the coach, his awkward kicking style can be fixed with time and practice.”
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Opposite of having or showing grace or elegance
“There is a clunky, inelegant quality to these objects that are matched by the deliberately crude quality of the plywood tables and shelves on which they rest.”
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Opposite of well-mannered or refined in behavior
“Bespectacled and gentle in appearance, he was gruff and crude in behavior.”
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Opposite of smoothly elegant or graceful in movement
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Opposite of aesthetically pleasing to view or look at
“In my early years, I was admittedly an ugly kid, with poor self-esteem and confidence.”
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Opposite of fluent or persuasive in speaking or writing
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Opposite of very fine in texture or structure, especially of intricate workmanship or quality
“The provision of a drainage layer consisting of coarse material allows for the flow of water from the fine-grained material of the subgrade soil to the coarse drainage layer.”
Adjective
Opposite of sensible and emotionally stable
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Opposite of simple, well-defined, and pleasing in shape
“The structure's design exudes a breath of complexity, using intricate lines and elaborate forms.”
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Opposite of composed of a notably small degree of body fat
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Opposite of extremely delicate and light in a way that seems not to be of this world
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(of a person) Opposite of charming or captivating in nature
“At times, Leavitt could be as uncannily brilliant as he was dull and boresome.”
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Opposite of of having an appearance of a flow that is physically appealing
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Opposite of elegant and cultured in appearance, manner, or taste
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Opposite of very easy or involving minimal effort
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Opposite of having an imaginative or sensitively emotional style of expression
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Opposite of having a composed and self-assured manner
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Opposite of uncontaminated, undirtied, pure, clean, immaculate
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Opposite of slender and graceful
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(of someone or something) Opposite of very pleasant or attractive
“Well, now I get to spend the next six hours of my life snugly nestled betwixt a repulsive drunkard and a delusional drug addict.”
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Opposite of relating to or characteristic of women or female animals
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Opposite of poised or dignified in style, tone, or form
“Barry mumbled his way through a messy and ineloquent speech about his troubled childhood.”
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Opposite of having a melodious or harmonious sound
Adjective
Opposite of kind in behavior or actions
“The dictator was known to be miserly and selfish in nature.”
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Opposite of in a gentle or delicate manner
“She was jolted by an aggressive knock on her front door as she was watching her favorite soap opera.”
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