Definitions

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  • adv. In a manner that is unbeautiful (ugly or inelegant).

Etymologies

unbeautiful +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The curls of her bang, the feathers in her hat, the high collar of her jacket make more significant the fact that her lines are not artistic and that her face is unbeautifully round.

    What Dress Makes of Us

  • Mr Campion, dishevelled, and unbeautifully clad, met her frank enquiring gaze with one of his rare flashes of undisguised honesty.

    Sweet Danger

  • "Oh, David, it's going to be very hard for you -- all because an old fool --" Aunt Clara was crying now, noisily and unbeautifully because she had had little practise.

    The House of Toys

  • We buried him in the common cemetery of St. Jean-de-Luz, a place not unbeautiful, nor unbeautifully situated.

    The Private Life of Henry Maitland

  • The Secret Friend was there, and he was gazing so earnestly down the cliff that his hair was hanging forward most unbeautifully, and he was rather red in the face.

    This Is the End

  • "I wouldn't go out of my way an inch to hear him," said Denzil; and went up to his room, and when Mrs. Crowl sent him up a cup of nice strong tea at tea time, the brat who bore it found him lying dressed on the bed, snoring unbeautifully.

    The Big Bow Mystery

  • "I wouldn't go out of my way an inch to hear him," said Denzil; and went up to his room, and when Mrs. Crowl sent him up a cup of nice strong tea at tea-time, the brat who bore it found him lying dressed on the bed, snoring unbeautifully.

    The Grey Wig: Stories and Novelettes

  • From the restaurant patron comes the bitter cry that "portions" are getting small by degrees, and most unbeautifully less.

    The Big Apple

  • Whenever I see a bloated child carried thus, its head exalted above its father’s I want to tear it down and dust that portion of its anatomy, which is always so adequately but unbeautifully covered in your pictures, with the sole of my boot.”  ’

    Death of a Ghost

  • His present wife is getting most unbeautifully fat, too. "

    The Quest of the Sacred Slipper

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