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unsightly

[ uhn-sahyt-lee ]
/ ʌnˈsaɪt li /
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adjective, un·sight·li·er, un·sight·li·est.

distasteful or unpleasant to look at: an unsightly wound; unsightly disorder.

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Origin of unsightly

late Middle English word dating back to 1375–1425; see origin at un-1, sightly

OTHER WORDS FROM unsightly

un·sight·li·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for unsightly

unsightly
/ (ʌnˈsaɪtlɪ) /

adjective

unpleasant or unattractive to look at; ugly

Derived forms of unsightly

unsightliness, noun
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