unbeautiful

[ byoo-tuh-fuhl ]SEE DEFINITION OF unbeautiful
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Of all unbeautiful and inappropriate conceptions this is the most reasonless and offensive.

Not that we are situated at present in unbeautiful surroundings.

Suffice to say that Bach is pedantic when compared to Mozart, and Beethoven unbeautiful.

It was unmusical, unbeautiful, unlively, and indescribably doleful.

There one sees a face not unbeautiful, but cold and masterful in the extreme.

She was fond of the drawing-room, also, unbeautiful and grave to sadness though it was.

There was a charm that had nothing to do with beauty, for it was present in the unbeautiful.

There were two ladies inside, and only one of them was unbeautiful.

But that unbeautiful colour combination did not disturb her.

It was as unbeautiful in location as it was in architecture.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-15c., from beauty + -ful. The beautiful people "the fashionable set" first attested 1964 in (where else?) "Vogue" (it also was the title of a 1941 play by U.S. dramatist William Saroyan). House Beautiful is from "Pilgrim's Progress," where it is a proper name of a place. Related: Beautifully.

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