What does ugliness mean?
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qualities of appearance that do not give pleasure to the senses
nefariousness, wickedness, vileness, uglinessnoun
the quality of being wicked
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
An unsightly or frightful object
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: from ugly.
All that else seem’d fair and fresh in sight,
Was turned now to dreadful ugliness. Edmund Spenser.
She takes her topicks from the advantages of old age and ugliness. Dryden.
Their dull ribaldry cannot but be very nauseous and offensive to any one, who does not, for the sake of the sin itself, pardon the ugliness of its circumstances. South.
Unattractiveness or ugliness is the degree to which a person's physical features are considered aesthetically unfavorable of an aesthetic kind.
the quality or state of being ugly
The numerical value of ugliness in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of ugliness in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Examples of ugliness in a Sentence
There is nothing in machinery, there is nothing in embankments and railways and iron bridges and engineering devices to oblige them to be ugly. Ugliness is the measure of imperfection.
If church prelates, past or present, had even an inkling of physiology they'd realize that what they term this inner ugliness creates and nourishes the hearing ear, the seeing eye, the active mind, and energetic body of man and woman, in the same way that dirt and dung at the roots give the plant its delicate leaves and the full-blown rose.
[He was] still able to see the goodness in humanity, still buoyant with a beautiful spirit that lifted everyone around him, not because he was blind to the ugliness, the injustices of the world – no. He saw them clearly. He had lived them. But because he knew we could overcome them.
While you can see the beauty in almost everything; there are others that see nothing but ugliness in the world. They disparage everything and one must wonder, do they find pleasure in condemnation.
Fashion is a form of ugliness so intolerable that we have to alter it every six months.
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- lletgesa, lletjorCatalan, Valencian
- malbeleco, malbelaĵoEsperanto
- قبح, زشتیPersian
- rumuus, kauhistusFinnish
- fealdade, feiuraPortuguese
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