unaesthetic


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unaesthetic

(ˌʌniːsˈθɛtɪk)
adj
1. not beautiful
2. not in good taste
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Adj.1.unaesthetic - violating aesthetic canons or requirements; deficient in tastefulness or beauty; "inaesthetic and quite unintellectual"; "peered through those inaesthetic spectacles"
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Translations

unaesthetic

unesthetic (US) [ˌʌniːsˈθetɪk] ADJantiestético
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unaesthetic

, (US) unesthetic
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References in classic literature ?
You will excuse these precautions, but I am a man of somewhat retiring, and I might even say refined, tastes, and there is nothing more unaesthetic than a policeman.
Likewise her feminine eye took in the clothes he wore, the cheap and unaesthetic cut, the wrinkling of the coat across the shoulders, and the series of wrinkles in the sleeves that advertised bulging biceps muscles.
This distaste, though worth exploring by way of its implications, is a largely sentimental grievance to the effect that Sandel finds something about markets to be impure, unaesthetic, or otherwise excessively worldly.
Everything said and done, even though the Honor 10 Lite is packed with useful features, the UI itself still has the same unaesthetic feel to it.
From her European/ South American perspective, Mansilla complicates the borders between North and South America by differentiating the unaesthetic, materialistic culture of the United States from the spiritual beauty of Latin America, while concurrently drawing cultural parallels between the two regions.
But in 1894, we received a hospital pass from Pierre de Coubertin, the modern Olympic Games' founder, who described women's sport as "the most unaesthetic sight human eyes could contemplate".
But back in 1894, we received a hospital pass from Pierre de Coubertin, founder of the modern Olympic Games, who described women's sport as "the most unaesthetic sight human eyes could contemplate".
It helps prevent the sequel of post traumatic malar depression, a cause of unaesthetic facial appearance and restricted jaw function.
While Baguio managed to recover somehow, it was soon taken over by traditional politicians and extractive institutions, which oversaw an unsustainable, unaesthetic and, above all, irresponsible process of reconstruction.
Undignified love, Indian love, stinking, unaesthetic love--the monsters of the ocean could have what she had so bravely packed getting up in that predawn mush.
Moreover, a hop during pirouette performance is an "unaesthetic adjustment [that] is not considered 'successful' in dance." (20)