gaucherie gaucherie

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the quality of being rustic or gauche
  2. (n) a socially awkward or tactless act

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Usage(s):

  1. By their very gaucherie they suggest appealingly the embarrassment of an author trying to bridge modern experience, from the sheer horror of war to the sheer banality of peace.
  2. The lady complied, and lo, with all the eye-rolling gaucherie of a Groucho Marx-Margaret Dumont coupling, LizanDick were, gasp, together again.
  3. Grace's flat voice and frozen facial muscles are a perfect foil for her husband's oafish ardors and accomplished gaucherie.
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affectation affectation
/ˌæ fɛk ˈteɪ ʃən /