Displeasing to the eye; not aesthetically pleasing.
Not handsome or beautiful or appealing.
Displeasing to the ear or some other sense.
Lacking the power to attract interest.
Offensive to one's sensibilities or morality.
‘He played an ugly trick on us.’;
An aesthetically unattractive person
Ill-natured; crossgrained; quarrelsome.
‘an ugly temper; to feel ugly’;
lacking beauty or charm;
‘as unattractive as most mining regions’;
Unpleasant; disagreeable; likely to cause trouble or loss.
‘an ugly rumour; an ugly customer; an ugly wound’; ‘With all this competition, expect things to get ugly.’;
lacking power to arouse interest;
‘being unemployed is a most unattractive prospect’;
Offensive to the sight; contrary to beauty; being of disagreeable or loathsome aspect; unsightly; repulsive; deformed.
‘The ugly view of his deformed crimes.’; ‘Like the toad, ugly and venomous.’; ‘O, I have passed a miserable night,So full of ugly sights, of ghastly dreams.’;
not appealing to the senses;
Ill-natured; crossgrained; quarrelsome; as, an ugly temper; to feel ugly.
Unpleasant; disagreeable; likely to cause trouble or loss; as, an ugly rumor; an ugly customer.
A shade for the face, projecting from the bonnet.
To make ugly.
displeasing to the senses and morally revolting;
‘an ugly face’; ‘ugly furniture’; ‘war is ugly’;
deficient in beauty;
‘ugly gray slums’;
inclined to anger or bad feelings with overtones of menace;
‘a surly waiter’; ‘an ugly frame of mind’;
‘would do something as despicable as murder’; ‘ugly crimes’; ‘the vile development of slavery appalled them’;
threatening or foreshadowing evil or tragic developments;
‘a baleful look’; ‘forbidding thunderclouds’; ‘his tone became menacing’; ‘ominous rumblings of discontent’; ‘sinister storm clouds’; ‘a sinister smile’; ‘his threatening behavior’; ‘ugly black clouds’; ‘the situation became ugly’;
‘an atrocious automobile accident’; ‘a frightful crime of decapitation’; ‘an alarming, even horrifying, picture’; ‘war is beyond all words horrible’; ‘an ugly wound’;