As I added virtue after virtue to the female monster in my mind, and the result remained still inanimate and unalluring
, I realised that the lack I was conscious of was not any new perfection, but just one or two honest human imperfections.
It might be that the unalluring
secrecy and reserve of one sister, the all-attractive openness and high spirits of the other, were more or less referable, in each case, to those physical causes which work toward the production of moral results.
The Nigeria that our current president projects to the world is a backward, ignorant, antiquated, unalluring
, visionless, confused, unimaginative rudderless country.
The once rather unalluring
cellar is now an attractive venue, one of whose regular programme items is the Wakushoppu concert series.
Has working in the Gulf for low-to mid-level workers from Asia become more unalluring
? What is your experience?
Frankly, the unalluring
surroundings would have quenched even the tiniest spark of desire.
It's set off with an equally unalluring
and uncomfortable crash helmet.
Lucy's lesbianism is not dealt with in any depth in the novel, but it is represented through Lurie's focalisation as unalluring
, unfathomable, possibly inauthentic and childish.
The stranger played by Oliver Boot is deliberately unalluring
so it hammers home the point that his character is more a concept than a real lover.
Neglected foliage and an unkempt playground are the unalluring
attractions at the Ferndale estate in Sheepridge.
Staged in the unalluring
"Hub" of Millennium Point and premiered to a large champagne-sipping invited audience, From Ithica with Love seemed more like a corporate spectacle than serious theatre, and perhaps that's what it is.
It is getting ready to leave its unalluring
open-plan office in New Hall Place, Old Hall Street and move down the road to Albert Dock.