Definitions for ugliness

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ug•lyˈʌg li(adj.)-li•er, -li•est.

  1. very unattractive or displeasing in appearance.

  2. disagreeable:

    ugly weather.

  3. morally revolting:

    an ugly crime.

  4. threatening trouble or danger:

    an ugly wound.

  5. hostile; quarrelsome:

    an ugly mood.

Origin of ugly:

1200–50; ME ugly, uglike < ON uggligr fearful, dreadful


Princeton's WordNet

  1. ugliness(noun)

    qualities of appearance that do not give pleasure to the senses

  2. nefariousness, wickedness, vileness, ugliness(noun)

    the quality of being wicked


  1. ugliness(Noun)

    The condition of being ugly

    Everything that's realistic has some sort of ugliness in it. Even a flower is ugly when it wilts, a bird when it seeks its prey, the ocean when it becomes violent. Sharon Tate

  2. ugliness(Noun)

    An unsightly or frightful object

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ugliness(noun)

    the quality or state of being ugly

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