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vulgar
used in The Count of Monte Cristo

6 uses
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Definition
of bad taste — often crude or offensive

or:

unsophisticated (or common) — especially of taste
  • Morrel expected Villefort would be dejected; he found him as he had found him six weeks before, calm, firm, and full of that glacial politeness, that most insurmountable barrier which separates the well-bred from the vulgar man.
    Chapters 13-14 (10% in)
  • "But," replied Franz, "this ambrosia, no doubt, in passing through mortal hands has lost its heavenly appellation and assumed a human name; in vulgar phrase, what may you term this composition, for which, to tell the truth, I do not feel any particular desire?"
    Chapters 31-32 (61% in)
  • "Oh, no, monsieur," replied Monte Cristo; "I do not thus betray my enjoyments to the vulgar.
    Chapters 39-40 (68% in)
  • "Really, sir," he observed, "I see that in spite of the reputation which you have acquired as a superior man, you look at everything from the material and vulgar view of society, beginning with man, and ending with man—that is to say, in the most restricted, most narrow view which it is possible for human understanding to embrace."
    Chapters 47-48 (74% in)
  • The arts change about and make a tour of the world; things take a different name, and the vulgar do not follow them—that is all; but there is always the same result.
    Chapters 51-52 (77% in)
  • Danglars felt his own not to be very well supplied just then, and gradually the man appeared less ugly, the bread less black, and the cheese more fresh, while those dreadful vulgar onions recalled to his mind certain sauces and side-dishes, which his cook prepared in a very superior manner whenever he said, "Monsieur Deniseau, let me have a nice little fricassee to-day."
    Chapters 115-116 (17% in)

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