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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having a bad countenance or appearance; ill-favored; blemished; deformed.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Ill-favored.

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  • And therefore, as Machiavel well noteth (though in an evil-favored instance), there is no trusting to the force of nature nor to the bravery of words, except it be corroborate1 by custom.

    XXXIX. Of Custom and Education

  • And therefore, as Machiavel well noteth (though in an evil-favored instance), there is no trusting to the force of nature, nor to the bravery of words, except it be corroborate by custom.

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