Example sentences for: inelegant

How can you use “inelegant” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • David Galef has coined the term morox [XIV, 2] to designate unintentional, inelegant oxymorons such as many fewer problems, largely insignificant , and barely clothed . I collect solecisms of all sorts that I hear on television broadcasts.

  • Westmount Square gives you a sharp but not inelegant jolt back into the 20th century, with the black steel and glass office buildings of Mies van der Rohe.

  • When a friend, colleague, or loved one stumbles, it seems inelegant to ask, "Are you all right?"

  • Viacom, he says, is now going to "focus on software-driven entertainment," which is the inelegant 1990s way of saying that Viacom wants all its divisions to be oriented toward mass-market entertainment.

  • The blurb went on to explain that at a subsequent time some record company executive decided that “Muskrat Ramble” was too inelegant a title and changed its name on future pressing to “Muskat [or Muscat] Ramble.”

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