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See definition of ugly on Dictionary.com
  • adj.unattractive
  • adj.unpleasant, disagreeable
  • adj.dangerous, threatening

synonyms for ugly

  • awful
  • grisly
  • grotesque
  • hideous
  • horrid
  • unseemly
  • unsightly
  • animal
  • appalling
  • bad-looking
  • beastly
  • deformed
  • disfigured
  • foul
  • frightful
  • gross
  • hard-featured
  • homely
  • ill-favored
  • loathsome
  • misshapen
  • monstrous
  • not much to look at
  • plain
  • repelling
  • repugnant
  • repulsive
  • revolting
  • unbeautiful
  • uncomely
  • uninviting
  • unlovely
  • unprepossessing
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antonyms for ugly

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  • beautiful
  • nice
  • pleasing
  • pretty
  • agreeable
  • attractive
  • delicate
  • gentle
  • good
  • kind
  • lovely
  • pleasant
  • safe
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How to use ugly in a sentence

You can’t have it both ways — call us and we come to do our job, but then if our job gets ugly, we’re the bad guys.
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We’re not sitting here in 10 years talking about this partisanship that is so ugly in this country.
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The coronavirus is the immediate cause, as it has severely disrupted societies globally and brought with it isolation and death, while laying bare the ugly side of governments, companies and leaders.
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Depending on your taste, the monster group is either the prettiest or the ugliest object in all mathematics.
THE TWO FORMS OF MATHEMATICAL BEAUTYROBBERT DIJKGRAAFJUNE 16, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
We’re living through what Yang calls “a war on normal people” — a war that Yang fears is getting uglier all the time.
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A gentleman expatiating upon the good looks of women, declared that he had never yet seen an ugly woman.
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One Turkish Company, about a hundred strong, was making an ugly push within rifle shot of our ship.
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She looked Mariequita up and down, from her ugly brown toes to her pretty black eyes, and back again.
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I was perfectly amazed to see how many little ugly habits I had to correct of which I had not been the least aware.
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He would at once become stubborn and ugly, because he is not used to our quick, nervous, impatient ways.
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