unaesthetic

[ uhn-es-thet-ik or, especially British, -ees- ]
/ ˌʌn ɛsˈθɛt ɪk or, especially British, -is- /

adjective

offensive to the aesthetic sense; lacking in beauty or sensory appeal; unpleasant, as an object, design, arrangement, etc.: an unaesthetic combination of colors.

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Also un·es·thet·ic, un·aes·thet·i·cal .

Origin of unaesthetic

First recorded in 1825–35; un-1 + aesthetic

OTHER WORDS FROM unaesthetic

un·aes·thet·i·cal·ly, adverb
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