unsightliness


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un·sight·ly

 (ŭn-sīt′lē)
adj. un·sight·li·er, un·sight·li·est
Unpleasant or offensive to look at; unattractive. See Synonyms at ugly.

un′sight′li·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.unsightliness - ugliness that is unpleasant to look atunsightliness - ugliness that is unpleasant to look at
ugliness - qualities of appearance that do not give pleasure to the senses

unsightliness

noun
The quality or condition of being ugly:
Translations

unsightliness

[ʌnˈsaɪtlɪnɪs] Nfealdad f

unsightliness

nUnansehnlichkeit f; (stronger) → Hässlichkeit f
References in classic literature ?
"In November I sometimes feel as if spring could never come again," she sighed, grieving over the hopeless unsightliness of her frosted and bedraggled flower-plots.
Although the texts acknowledge that the buildings have been around enough to be established as part of the cityscape, there is a sense of universal agreement about their unsightliness. Often, the ugliness is stressed by contrasting them with older buildings.
might, for all its unsightliness, be a sign of states acting as
It is not currently thought to cause any problems for the host plant beyond the unsightliness of the egg masses, which resemble a white wrapping around the branches, the horticultural experts said.
But trying to decrease the BSA as a treatment target can be daunting, ft is possible for clinicians to get to a point where they have cleared a substantial proportion of plaques, yet the patient is still bothered by itching, pain, or unsightliness. These lingering annoyances diminish a patient's QOL, and clinicians should acknowledge that at this juncture it is the patient who should set the treatment goals.
The juxtaposition is deployed naturalistically but purposefully by the director, particularly given the unsightliness that fills the frame.
The complaint sought damages for the reduction in the fair-market value of the home as a result of the nuisance caused by the factory's noise, bright lights, odor, traffic, unsightliness, and trespass by black carbon dust emissions.
The danger is not only to public health, although that is a most important factor; there is also the unsightliness of public buildings, churches, cathedrals, monuments, all blackened, almost beyond hope of renovation, by smoke and soot; the expense of continual painting and cleaning the walls and the waste of valuable energy represented in the unburned coal which goes up a thousand chimneys in the form of smoke.
They were appalled by all the litter on the sidewalks and streets, panhandlers asking for money and general unsightliness of things.
"Council requests that the issue be taken to independent arbitration within the next week, if not resolved by then, so as to prevent further avoidable cost, deteriorating relations with staff and most of all the inconvenience to residents and the unsightliness and risk of adverse health consequences in our neighbourhoods."
In the wake the garbage crisis, it is the unsightliness of the trash that could be the greater worry for beach resorts.
Damage to the passage near Cowlersley Lane and Manse Drive was "made worse" when the vandals struck, leaving residents in despair over its unsightliness.