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- adj. Not pleasing
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Unpleasant; offensive; disgusting; disagreeable; distasteful.
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- adj. lacking graciousness
Nor is the idea unpleasing which shows itself in various parts of these papers, of naturalizing
Nor is the idea unpleasing, which shows itself in various parts of these papers, of naturalizing
Martin Kemp has suggested that this injury, coupled with Alberti's recommendation to painters to obscure "unpleasing" features, might have been the source of Piero della Francesca's famous portrayal of the duke's profile: "Apelles painted the portrait of Antigonus only from the side of his face away from his bad eye" (Alberti, On Painting, trans.
It looked pretty dirty .. but in an unpleasing sort of way.
She was a fair-featured, blondish woman, originally not unpleasing of appearance, but now with lines all deepened and hardened as on the faces of men who have endured much weather-beat.
What does advocating the Federal government step in and halt development by landowners just because you find it aesthetically unpleasing have anything to do with the “middle ground?”
If the situation is unpleasing, you compromise with your conscience when you make yourself a party to it.
The Coens seem to have gone to some considerable effort to pick some of the most unpleasing looking characters around.
Why had he not simply divorced her, as he later did Anne of Cleves when he found her unpleasing as a wife?
What was probably the most unpleasing aspect of the card was the loss of Quinton "Rampage" Jackson.
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