Pronunciation of Ugly
/ˈʌɡli/, /ˈʌɡli/, /ˈʌ_ɡ_l_i/
Synonyms for ugly:
querulous, irascible, roiled, graceful, ill-tempered, dangerous, turbulent, cranky, disgusting, revolting, unbecoming, severely, cantankerous, graceless, grouchy, sexless, waspish, snappish, fretful, sordid, irritable, petulant, showy, raging, grumpy, tempestuous, crabby, tasteless.
dangerous, threatening (adjective)
unpleasant, odious, displeasing, unappealing, shapeless, unpleasing, inelegant, repellent, undesirable, repugnant, unaesthetic, homely, unattractive, hideous, unlovely, abhorrent, disagreeable, unsightly, grotesque, Ill-looking, repulsive, disfigured, plain.
repugnant, deformed, Hard-featured, monstrous, gross, ill-favored, homely, revolting, unprepossessing, hideous, repulsive, loathsome, appalling, foul, frightful, unlovely, disfigured, horrid, grotesque, unsightly, awful, plain.
unpleasant, disagreeable (adjective)
Sense 2 (noun)
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Sense 6 (noun)
Sense 7 (noun)
repulsive, horrible, unaesthetic, disfigured, hideous, inaesthetic, grotesque, ill-favoured, unsightly, alarming, surly, threatening, horrifying, frightful, minacious, menacing, sinister, ominous, ill-favored, scrofulous, unworthy, unnatural, minatory, baleful, evil, unlovely, unpicturesque, monstrous, forbidding, vile, atrocious, ill-natured, wicked, despicable.
Usage examples for ugly:
- If I were ugly, people would pity you, and you wouldn't be able to stand that. - "Bedside Manner", William Morrison.
- Martin stared an instant and broke into a short, ugly laugh. - "The Locusts' Years", Mary Helen Fee.
- I don't think he'd be half so ugly to you if it were not for that. - "Judith of the Godless Valley", Honoré Willsie.