In*el"e*gance (?), In*el"e*gan*cy (?), n.; pl. Inelegances (#), Inelegancies (#). [L. inelegantia: cf. F. in'el'egance.]


The quality of being inelegant; want of elegance or grace; want of refinement, beauty, or polish in language, composition, or manners.

The notorious inelegance of her figure. T. Hook.


Anything inelegant; as, inelegance of style in literary composition.


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