unlovely

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un·love·ly

 (ŭn-lŭv′lē)
adj. un·love·li·er, un·love·li·est
1. Not deemed visually attractive.
2. Not pleasant; disagreeable: an unlovely personality.

unlovely

(ʌnˈlʌvlɪ)
adj
1. unpleasant in appearance
2. unpleasant in character
unˈloveliness n

un•love•ly

(ʌnˈlʌv li)

adj.
1. not lovely; without beauty or charm.
2. harsh or repellent in character; unpleasant; disagreeable; objectionable.
[1350–1400]
un•love′li•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unlovely - without beauty or charmunlovely - without beauty or charm    
ugly - displeasing to the senses; "an ugly face"; "ugly furniture"

unlovely

adjective
Not handsome or beautiful:
Idioms: not much for looks, not much to look at, short on looks.
Translations

unlovely

[ˈʌnˈlʌvlɪ] ADJfeo, sin atractivo

unlovely

adj sightunschön; person (in appearance) → abstoßend; (in character) → garstig, unliebenswert
References in classic literature ?
To be brief, she was that wisest, but unloveliest, variety of woman, a philosopher, bearing troubles of the heart with equanimity, dispensing with all that should have been her happiness, and making the best of what remained.
Funny how such brave explorers of the unloveliest regions of the individual and collective subconscious love to play with words but recoil from playing with themselves, or with others who lend themselves to shameless fondling either directly or with an unctuous brush.
Matthew Stadelmann finds inspiration in the animal kingdom, bringing the unloveliest aspects of a wasp and a snake to his keen study of Ned, a petulant Wall Streeter who lets the girls crash in his apartment, so long as they bring friends home to party.