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Definition of "uncourtly" [uncourtly]

  • Not refined or courtly (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "uncourtly" in a sentence
  • "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."
  • "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."
  • "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"