HyperDic: ugly

English > 4 senses of the word ugly:
ADJECTIVEalluglydispleasing to the senses
allugly, surlyinclined to anger or bad feelings with overtones of menace
allugly, despicable, vile, slimy, unworthy, worthless, wretchedmorally reprehensible
allugly, atrocious, frightful, horrifying, horribleprovoking horror
ugly > pronunciation
Soundsah'gliy
Rhymesably ... zealously: 1543 rhymes with liy...
English > ugly: 4 senses > adjective 1
Meaningdispleasing to the senses.
Examples
  • "an ugly face"
  • "ugly furniture"
Attribute ofbeautyThe qualities that give pleasure to the senses
NarrowerdisfiguredHaving the appearance spoiled
evil-lookingHaving an evil appearance
fugly(slang) extremely ugly
grotesque, monstrousdistorted and unnatural in shape or size
hideous, repulsiveSo extremely ugly as to be terrifying
ill-favored, ill-favouredusually used of a face
scrofulousHaving a diseased appearance resembling scrofula
unlovely, unpicturesqueWithout beauty or charm
unsightlyunpleasant to look at
See alsoawkwardlacking grace or skill in manner or movement or performance
displeasingCausing displeasure or lacking pleasing qualities
unattractivelacking beauty or charm
Oppositebeautifuldelighting the senses or exciting intellectual or emotional admiration
Spanishdesagradable, feo, repugnante
Catalandesagradable, lleig, repugnant
Nounsuglinessqualities of appearance that do not give pleasure to the senses
English > ugly: 4 senses > adjective 2
MeaningInclined to anger or bad feelings with overtones of menace.
Example "an ugly frame of mind"
Synonymsurly
Broaderill-naturedHaving an irritable and unpleasant disposition
Spanisharisco, hosco, huraño
Catalaneixut, esquerp, esquiu
English > ugly: 4 senses > adjective 3
Meaningmorally reprehensible.
Example "ugly crimes"
Synonymsdespicable, vile, slimy, unworthy, worthless, wretched
Broaderevilmorally bad or wrong
Spanishbajo, desdeñable, despreciable, ruin, vil
Catalanbaix, menyspreable, roí, vil
Nounsuglinessthe quality of being wicked
English > ugly: 4 senses > adjective 4
MeaningProvoking horror.
Example "an ugly wound"
Synonymsatrocious, frightful, horrifying, horrible
BroaderalarmingFrightening because of an awareness of danger
Spanishatroz, espantoso, horrendo, horrible, horripilante, horroroso
Catalanatroç, esborronant, esgarrifós, espantós, horrible, hòrrid, horrorós

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