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- n. The state of being unsightly.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state of being unsightly; disagreeableness to the sight; deformity; ugliness.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. ugliness that is unpleasant to look at
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Now the unsightliness is a mere memory, with the revamped exterior featuring shingle siding and a chimney, pillars and wainscoting of cultured stone.
It isn't just the unsightliness of seeing young people struggle to walk with their pants falling down that gets my goat.
Quality of Life campaigns have been driven by the concerns of Chambers of Commerce, Business Improvement Districts, and residents uncomfortable with the unsightliness of extreme poverty, especially middle-to-upper class whites.
The unsightliness of it forced me to put ice on my wrists to try to make them disappear, as the hotter it was, the more they protruded.
The fairy sang, she pleaded and she begged, yet her grimy hair and unsightliness frightened them.
Some of the unsightliness results from drawn-out political indecision over what to do with sensitive real estate.
Given the unsightliness of this arrangement, it's perhaps not surprising that none of the interested parties are willing to talk about it.
The Right to Hang out the laundry was on the front page of Yahoo News this morning, and those that hang have got a lot of snooty city folks and housing development administrators' "panties in a wad" due to it's so-called unsightliness.
There are even teenagers who are already suffering the unsightliness and discomfort of having fatty deposits in many areas of the body.
And those struggling to get ahead in the job market quickly find that the unsightliness of bad teeth, and the self-consciousness that results, can become a major barrier.
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