In*el"e*gant (?), a. [L. inelegans: cf. F. in'el'egant. See In- not, and Elegant.]

Not elegant; deficient in beauty, polish, refinement, grave, or ornament; wanting in anything which correct taste requires.

What order so contrived as not to mix Tastes, not well joined, inelegant. Milton.

It renders style often obscure, always embarrassed and inelegant. Blair.


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