unshapely


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unshapely

(ʌnˈʃeɪplɪ)
adj, -lier or -liest
not shapely
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unshapely - not well-proportioned and pleasing in shape; "a stout unshapely woman"
asymmetric, asymmetrical - characterized by asymmetry in the spatial arrangement or placement of parts or components
shapely - having a well-proportioned and pleasing shape; "a slim waist and shapely legs"
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I am something frightful, neither man nor animal, I know not what, harder, more trampled under foot, and more unshapely than a pebble stone
An hour afterwards Da Souza, with a grin of content upon his unshapely mouth, exchanged his frock coat for a gaudy smoking-jacket, and, with a freshly-lit cigar in his mouth, took up the letters which had arrived by the evening post.
He was deep-chested, thick-legged, large-muscled, but unshapely.
She looked middle-aged and unshapely, when he wanted youth and an exquisite loveliness.
Owing, perhaps, to this critical glance, Katharine decided that Ralph Denham's family was commonplace, unshapely, lacking in charm, and fitly expressed by the hideous nature of their furniture and decorations.
For both the individual and humanity as a whole, the practical test of living will show whether a particular approach to truth--however unshapely it may seem--may unlock the door of the world (Everlasting Man 214-15).
Here, destiny, industry, idleness, form, and ornament converge in a screed against unshapely moral character.
Quince (my grandmother called it hawthorn) can be unshapely, and it has thorns, but when your heart yearns for spring, quince will defy the cold and brighten the world with bright red or rosy-pink blossoms.
their workmanship must be a little unshapely, and discover evident marks of that violence and hurry, in which it was raised.
Furthermore, it was observed that the mother focused even more intensely on building her relationship with the unborn child in the context of her feeling unattractive and unshapely.