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noun as in mess, ugliness

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If you thought the rare division winner with a losing record was an eyesore, wait until you get that in addition to frequent 8-9 wild-card teams.

This often leads to cable clutter that can be both an eyesore and a nuisance to your workspace.

In Port Isabel, Hockema said he fears that the Texas LNG terminal will be approved and built, and then abandoned for lack of business, leaving the town with a permanent, hulking eyesore.

Even if Lynn and his staff didn’t call the run, it remains an eyesore in an overall picture that also includes a 3-8 record.

And, not insignificantly, huge arrays of solar panels can be an eyesore.

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In 1991, Detroit Mayor Colman Young, who thought the area was an eyesore, had many of the installations demolished.

Republicans are also moving on immigration, which leaves sequester as the eyesore of the evening.

It began building an important project on an area that was an eyesore—an ugly multistory parking lot—then stumbled into this mess.

Meanwhile, the lifeless shell of the Concordia is a rusting eyesore on the rocks off the coast of Giglio.

In the limelight, every glitch and wart becomes an eyesore for an international audience.

The Commissioners, from the first moment of their institution, had been an eyesore to the people of Boston.

If this is not done, they become that greatest eyesore, a degenerated ornament.

At last she questioned Knight, and complained that the bristly barrier was an eyesore.

And as for the son and heir, he shall be an eyesore to no young revellers, for he shall be drawn in cloth-of-gold breeches.

Two other cuts—mere rabblement and eyesore—leave on the mind a feeling of disgust almost without interest and without shame.


On this page you'll find 24 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to eyesore, such as: blight, atrocity, blemish, blot, deformity, and disfigurement.

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