unlovely

[ uhn-luhv-lee ]
/ ʌnˈlʌv li /

adjective

not lovely; without beauty or charm.
harsh or repellent in character; unpleasant; disagreeable; objectionable.

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Origin of unlovely

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at un-1, lovely

OTHER WORDS FROM unlovely

un·love·li·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for unlovely

unlovely
/ (ʌnˈlʌvlɪ) /

adjective

unpleasant in appearance
unpleasant in character

Derived forms of unlovely

unloveliness, noun
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