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noun as in unattractiveness

noun as in nefariousness

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They would likely be a borderline playoff team at best without Thompson, and they would be susceptible to another ugly losing season should Curry miss any time along the way.

Before you adopt a technology, there’s likely someone at your company whose job it is to perform the ugly, ungainly process of bringing together data and making sense of it before it can be used in marketing.

Aesthetically, The Howie Carr Show may speak to Newsmax’s biggest challenge in catching up to Fox News, which is that it’s ugly as hell.

From Vox

I wouldn’t say I felt like an ugly duckling at all, but I didn’t get a ton of attention as a child or even as a teenager, honestly, until I started in the industry.

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That means bigger pixels, which typically translates into less ugly digital noise in low-light situations and, generally, less reliance on features like Night Mode.

Lee makes a convincing case that the loveliness of much Renaissance art is inversely related to the moral ugliness of its patrons.

And considering the ugliness rising in his native land, Forgács must be seen as a political artist, whether he likes it or not.

I can see vulgarity and ugliness anywhere I want to look, and I can see it for free.

If we aspire to that personally and legislate for it publicly, the ugliness will dissipate.

The ideology of bigotry can be found all over Europe, in fact, and its ugliness is spreading like gangrene, especially in France.

Does she think that I would sell myself to age, ill-temper and ugliness, for all the money in the Bank of England?

Susy—our Susy—is the cause of this miracle of beauty in the midst of misery; this glowing gem in a setting of ugliness.

Had that ugliness and stubbornness been taken out of your heart, you would have been spared much suffering.

He was singularly ugly, too, but his ugliness was of the clever, good-humoured type.

Certainly, one could hardly find such in Paris, which is nevertheless as well stocked with ugliness.


On this page you'll find 35 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to ugliness, such as: disfigurement, hideousness, homeliness, offensiveness, plainness, and repulsiveness.

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