Meaning of ungently in English:



See ungentle

‘I move my hand towards her to brush it away, but she is there before me and flicks it vaguely, though not ungently, herself.’
  • ‘‘First off,’ she told him, not ungently, ‘they say you're not to talk for long, but that you're going to live.’’
  • ‘‘Here you are,’ she heard her father say, partially relieved, partially annoyed, as his hand clamped down solidly though not ungently on her shoulder.’
  • ‘My sheets and blankets had been ungently removed from the mattress and dumped, while the mattress itself suffered numerous stab wounds, springs and stuffing pouring out of it, mixing with everything else.’
  • ‘She saw his eyes cloud with desire and she increased her efforts to fight him off ungently.’