unhandsome

un·hand·some

 (ŭn-hăn′səm)
adj.
1. Not attractive or beautiful; homely.
2. Not courteous or in good taste; ungracious.

un·hand′some·ly adv.
un·hand′some·ness n.

unhandsome

(ʌnˈhænsəm)
adj
1. unattractive
2. discourteous

un•hand•some

(ʌnˈhæn səm)

adj.
1. lacking good looks; not physically attractive; plain or ugly.
2. ungracious; discourteous; unseemly.
3. ungenerous; illiberal: an unhandsome reward.
[1520–30]
un•hand′some•ly, adv.
un•hand′some•ness, n.
References in classic literature ?
Cedric and Athelstane were both dressed in the ancient Saxon garb, which, although not unhandsome in itself, and in the present instance composed of costly materials, was so remote in shape and appearance from that of the other guests, that Prince John took great credit to himself with Waldemar Fitzurse for refraining from laughter at a sight which the fashion of the day rendered ridiculous.
Fanny could have said a great deal, but it was safer to say nothing, and leave untouched all Miss Crawford's resources-- her accomplishments, her spirits, her importance, her friends, lest it should betray her into any observations seemingly unhandsome.
Worn and unhandsome as he had become, it was plain that she did not discern the least fault in his appearance.
I take this evanescence and lubricity of all objects, which lets them slip through our fingers then when we clutch hardest, to be the most unhandsome part of our condition.
Well, whether or not, I consider it very unhandsome of you to refuse it.
Nicholas therefore proposed that they should break up at once, but the manager would by no means hear of it; vowing that he had promised himself the pleasure of inviting his new acquaintance to share a bowl of punch, and that if he declined, he should deem it very unhandsome behaviour.
I was at first a little shocked at returning to the same house whence we had departed in so unhandsome a manner; but when the drawer, with very civil address, told us, `he believed we had forgot to pay our reckoning,' I became perfectly easy, and very readily gave him a guinea, bid him pay himself, and acquiesced in the unjust charge which had been laid on my memory.
I was writing a series of articles upon prison life, and had my nib into the whole System; a literary and philanthropical daily was parading my "charges," the graver ones with the more gusto; and the terms, if unhandsome for creative work, were temporary wealth to me.
Partly for the punishment of which Wegg, by leading him on in a very unhandsome and underhanded game that he was playing, them books that you and me bought so many of together
The decidedly unhandsome Hercules (perhaps a portrait of a patron) is wiry rather than colossal, but his menace is attested by his massive ironbound club and the braggart list of his achievements carved into the couple's stone bench.
Javier Saviola struck a post and Fabio Coentrao smashed the rebound high, wide and distinctly unhandsome.
I take this evanescence and lubricity of all objects, which lets them slip through our fingers then when we clutch hardest, to be the most unhandsome part of our condition," notes Emerson.