Uncourtly

Definitions of "Uncourtly"

Not courtly.

Uncivil; rude; coarse; plain.

Not refined or courtly adjective

The word "Uncourtly" in example sentences

While he regretted the idolatry of Jezebel, he may have censured what would be called the uncourtly intolerance or the bigoted zeal of the prophets, who uttered such denunciations and threatenings against the reigning family. Notable Women of Olden Time

When I had once addressed your Lordship in public, I had exhausted all the art of pleasing which a retired and uncourtly scholar can possess. Thanks for Nothing

When I had once addressed your Lordship in public, I had exhausted all the art of pleasing which a retired and uncourtly scholar can possess. 2010 March 07 | NIGEL BEALE NOTA BENE BOOKS

Achilles, conscious perhaps that it was his best policy not to drive his subaltern to extremity, lowered his tone somewhat in reply to the uncourtly note of the soldier, as if allowing something for the rude manners of one whom he considered as not easily matched among the Count Robert of Paris

His attitude was easy and bold, but neither clownish nor uncourtly. Count Robert of Paris

I had once addressed your Lordship in publick, I had exhausted all the art of pleasing which a retired and uncourtly scholar can possess. The Life of Samuel Johnson LL.D.

Imagine to yourself a little squat, uncourtly figure of a Doctor The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman

Imagine to yourself a little squat, uncourtly figure of a Doctor The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman

But it was redeemed by a love for a most uncourtly idea: democracy. The Worldly Philosophers

But it was redeemed by a love for a most uncourtly idea: democracy. The Worldly Philosophers

You have very litle Inclination, to that noble and elegant Diversion, and whenever you have taken an Hand you have held it but aukwardly and played it, with a very uncourtly, and indifferent, Air. Letter from John Adams to Abigail Smith, 7 May 1764

I had always felt aversion to my uncourtly patronymic, and its very common, if not plebeian praenomen. Selections from Poe

Gardiner asked who that was; the duke answered, "his physician, who was somewhat uncourtly, as being new come from the university." Fox's Book of Martyrs Or A History of the Lives, Sufferings, and Triumphant Deaths of the Primitive Protestant Martyrs

Nature when we think of this boy's heritage of joy compared with her step-son, to whom she has given the burning blushes, the awkward step, the heavy self-consciousness, the uncourtly gait, the hesitating speech, and the bashful demeanor. Manners and Social Usages

This document had been sent to the Council at Berlin, and been returned by them for revision by the duke, and the softening of its rather uncourtly decisiveness of expression. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine - Volume 54, No. 338, December 1843

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