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Roget-categorie 846

6. Words relating to the sentient and moral
6.2. Personal affections
›› 6.2.2. Discriminative affections

#846. Ugliness

zelfstandig naamwoord

ugliness etc. adj. — deformity, ineleganceacomiadisfigurement etc. (blemish) 848want of symmetry, inconcinnitydistortion etc. 243squalor etc. (uncleanness) 653.
forbidding countenance, vinegar aspect, hanging look, wry face, spretae injuria formae" [Vergil]. [person who is ugly] eyesore, object, witch, hag, figure, sight, frightmonsterdog [Coll.], woofer [Coll.], pig [Coll.]octopus, specter, scarecrow, harridan, satyr, toad, monkey, baboon, Caliban, Aesop, monstrum horrendum informe ingens cui lumen monstrum horrendum informe ingens cui lumen ademptum [Lat.] [Vergil].


be ugly etc. adj. — look ill, grin horribly a ghastly smile, make faces.
render ugly etc. adj. — defacedisfigure, defiguredistort etc. 23blemish etc. (injure) 659soil etc. (render unclean) 653.

bijvoeglijk naamwoord

ugly, ugly as sin, ugly as a toad, ugly as a scarecrow, ugly as a dead monkeyplain, bald (unadorned) 849homelyordinary, unornamental, inartisticunsightly, unseemly, uncomely, unlovelyunshapelysightless, seemlessnot fit to be seen unbeauteous, unbeautifulbeautiless, semibeautifulshapeless etc. (amorphous) 241.
misshapen, misproportionedmonstrousgaunt etc. (thin) 203dumpy etc. (short) 201curtailed of its fair proportionsill-made, ill-shaped, ill-proportionedcrooked etc. (distorted) 243hard featured, hard visagedill-favored, hard-favored, evil-favoredill-lookingunprepossessing, unattractive, uninviting, unpleasing.
graceless, inelegantungraceful, ungainly, uncouth, stiffrugged, rough, gross, rude, awkward, clumsy, slouching, ricketygawkylumping, lumpishlumberinghulky, hulkingunwieldy.
squalid, haggardgrim, grim faced, grim visagedgrisly, ghastlyghost like, death likecadaverous, grewsome, gruesome.
frightful, hideous, odious, uncanny, forbiddingrepellant, repulsive, repugnant, grotesque, bizarregrody [Coll.], grody to the max [Coll.]horrid, horribleshocking etc. (painful) 830.
foul etc. (dirty) 653dingy etc. (colorless) 429 gaudy etc. (color) 428disfigured etc. v. — discolored.

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