manner

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man·ner

(măn'ĕr)
The way in which something is done; style, method.
[O.Fr. maniere, fr. L. manus, hand]
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Churchgoer William Dutton, 89, blamed Britain's "mannerless society" for landing him in trouble.
Verbs found in Vi slot are also encountered in verb-adjective constructions that utilize mannerless verbs, exemplified in (46)-(47):
In this day and age of merging households with no need of housewares and no room for knickknacks, is there any way to ask for money without sounding like a mannerless money-grubber with hands outstretched for donations?
(14) Unlike, for instance, the 'mannerless generation' Mark Lamont (2010) describes for Kenya, they pay tribute to Herero leaders and their 'flag', or sing about relationships or other challenges that confront Namibian youths in general, and Herero youths in particular (see Hendrickson 1996; Durham 1999, 2004; Gewald 2002).
I'm writing all this because I think you should not leave the university because of some mannerless dolts staring you down and I wanted to get my message to you.
A seemingly mannerless woman "from the city" dashes into the house and performs an unthinkable act in relation to a man supposed to be a prophet.