The pro-Palestinian group held up one ugly poster: Israelis Sterilize Blacks.
To explain the ugly Husbands Club, Buss and his colleagues say that such discrepancies are in fact no mismatch at all.
The whole point of “going native” is that the familiar Western civilization is portrayed as inauthentic, ugly, broken, flawed.
Enacted in 1965, it was designed to end, once and for all, the long, ugly history of racial discrimination in voting in America.
And in Dora the Explorer one can detect the ugly whiff of neo-imperialism.
Because one is ugly and strong, the other graceful but unable to stand alone?
Perhaps you are sorry you are so ugly, and it's always on your mind.
His clothing was heaped in an ugly pile in the middle of the floor.
The young one was as ugly as sin itself, and tried to get at the men to bite them.
They had, it seemed to me, made a kind of crippled and ugly demigod of him.
mid-13c., uglike "frightful or horrible in appearance," from Old Norse uggligr "dreadful, fearful," from uggr "fear, apprehension, dread" (perhaps related to agg "strife, hate") + -ligr "-like." Meaning softened to "very unpleasant to look at" late 14c. Extended sense of "morally offensive" is attested from c.1300; that of "ill-tempered" is from 1680s.
Among words for this concept, ugly is unusual in being formed from a root for "fear, dread." More common is a compound meaning "ill-shaped" (e.g. Greek dyseides, Latin deformis, Irish dochrud, Sanskrit ku-rupa). Another Germanic group has a root sense of "hate, sorrow" (see loath). Ugly duckling (1877) is from the story by Hans Christian Andersen, first translated from Danish to English 1846. Ugly American "U.S. citizen who behaves offensively abroad" is first recorded 1958 as a book title.