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English definition of “unceremonious”

unceremonious

adjective     /ʌnˌser.ɪˈməʊ.ni.əs/ US  /-ˈmoʊ-/ formal
done in a rude , sudden , or informal way: an unceremonious refusal Rude and cheekyRelating to sex and sexual desire unceremoniously     /-li/ adverb He was unceremoniously removed from the list of members , for gross misconduct .Rude and cheekyRelating to sex and sexual desire
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