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  • as inugly
  • as inunsightly

synonyms for unprepossessing

  • 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
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antonyms for unprepossessing

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

His sallow face and sharp features rendered him particularly unprepossessing.
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, NO. VII, DECEMBER 1850, VOL. IIVARIOUS
But one of the courtiers said, 'Madame, why did you kiss that extremely unprepossessing man?'
THE COURT JESTERCORNELIA BAKER
He seized him by the shoulders and turned him about so that he had an excellent view of his unprepossessing back.
IN CONNECTION WITH THE DE WILLOUGHBY CLAIMFRANCES HODGSON BURNETT
The Zoques are very much like the Mijes, their features are as prominent and unprepossessing; but they are probably more athletic.
THE WORKS OF HUBERT HOWE BANCROFT, VOLUME 1HUBERT HOWE BANCROFT
But that individual had evidently gone into hiding, and he was replaced by another unprepossessing chap, who was selling tickets.
THE MOTOR BOYS IN THE CLOUDSCLARENCE YOUNG
Clarice thought that the priest who sat between the Earl and Countess was a far more unprepossessing individual than his master.
A FORGOTTEN HEROEMILY SARAH HOLT
Under Toledo's watchful eye, two beardless Italian boys, unprepossessing in appearance, were serving the dessert at the luncheon.
THE ENEMIES OF WOMENVICENTE BLASCO IBEZ
He chose Nakodah Rahim, a sanctimonious and unprepossessing individual, but one whose riches made a guarantee of good faith.
THE WOODLANDS ORCHIDSFREDERICK BOYLE
His face was stolid, but not unprepossessing; his bearing, quiet and reserved.
QUINTUS OAKESCHARLES ROSS JACKSON
It was an unprepossessing door, outwardly labeled, "ladies' entrance."
DESTINYCHARLES NEVILLE BUCK
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