unbeautifully

unbeautifully

(ʌnˈbjuːtɪflɪ)
adv
in a unbeautiful or unattractive manner
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"But you can't let climate get you down, dear," David said softly, in order to express tenderness that he hardly felt any longer, seeing her suffer so unbeautifully, her feet dusty, her hair stringy, her face thin and appalled....
Yet the humorous tone suggests an affection for them despite their behaviour, and the film that follows makes the exact nuance of the title clear: not only that beauty is in 'the eye of the beholder' (the overwhelming feeling the film conveys is of an almost all-embracing generosity), but also that, although people may not be beautiful and certainly can behave very unbeautifully, they have the capacity to become beautiful with a little prompting and a few lessons.