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


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

Nearby words

  1. unadorned,
  2. unadulterated,
  3. unadventurous,
  4. unadvertised,
  5. unadvised,
  6. unaffected,
  7. unaffiliated,
  8. unafraid,
  9. unai,
  10. unaided

Also unesthetic, un·aes·thet·i·cal.

Origin of unaesthetic

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

Related formsun·aes·thet·i·cal·ly, adverb

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019