Definitions

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  • n. An unsightly object.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An unsightly object.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A disfigurement; an eyesore.

Etymologies

de- +‎ sight (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The ruins of houses which had been burnt down long before, being a great desight to the city, he gave leave to any one who would, to take possession of the void ground and build upon it, if the proprietors should hesitate to perform the work themselves.

    The Lives of the Twelve Caesars, Volume 10: Vespasian

  • Little Thekla was a round-faced, rosy little thing, childish for her nearly eleven years, smiling broadly and displaying enough white teeth to make Magdalen forebode that they would need much attention if they were not to be a desight like Agatha's.

    Modern Broods

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