unbeautiful


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unbeautiful

(ʌnˈbjuːtɪfʊl)
adj
lacking beauty; not beautiful
References in classic literature ?
Squat and lean at the same time, asymmetrically limbed, string-muscled as if with lengths of cordage, dirt-caked from infancy save for casual showers, she was as unbeautiful a prototype of woman as he, with a scientist's eye, had ever gazed upon.
A little later Balatta had returned, bringing with her a half-dozen women who, unbeautiful as they were, were patently not so unbeautiful as she.
Of all unbeautiful and inappropriate conceptions this is the most reasonless and offensive.
You belong with the legions of toil, with all that is low, and vulgar, and unbeautiful. You belong with the oxen and the drudges, in dirty surroundings among smells and stenches.
He was pre-eminently unbeautiful. Nature had been niggardly with him.
Who would ever look for music in it, a plain, brown, unbeautiful thing?
Suppose there was something else in my life that took the other ninety-nine parts, and, furthermore, that ruined my figure, that put pouches under my eyes and crows-feet in the corners, that made me unbeautiful to look upon and that made my spirit unbeautiful.
The Buddha mentions four such distortions - the notions that the insubstantial is a self, and that the unbeautiful is beautiful.
I was surprised at how unbeautiful he was all by himself...it was anticipation that kept me enthralled." (p.
No sense of power and size." Yet, it is the "unbeautiful" presence of the ghostly planet--not the thickly played-up search for order--that makes the novel captivating, immersive.
At first glance, on the surface as it were, mold might seem to be unpleasant and unbeautiful, but often under closer scrutiny (like a microscope) a fantastic world within a world is revealed.
He was particularly intrigued by "common, unbeautiful" objects," as he described in an artist statement - an empty candy wrapper or a broken bottle.