View definitions for homeliness


noun as in hideousness

noun as in ugliness

noun as in unsightliness


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Example Sentences

The magic of the building has more to do with its homely approachability than its size or magnificence.

Not a euphemism for homeliness, mind; the new faces are all lavishly hot.

There should be an air of homeliness and open hospitality about the place.

Angrily she sneered at the simple homeliness of the old German custom.

Odd people, these Scotch folks; but there is a homeliness and a reverence about them which we greatly value.

They wondered I could deign to speak anything but French, and concluded I did so only out of compliment to their homeliness.

On a mind such as his, outward things have small effect; otherwise the cheerful homeliness of the scene must have soothed him.

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On this page you'll find 32 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to homeliness, such as: disfigurement, offensiveness, plainness, repulsiveness, unseemliness, and unsightliness.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.