from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state of being ill-favored; ugliness; deformity.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Sin and corruption have made mad work in our bodies as well as in our souls; 'tis sin commonly that is the cause of all that deformity and ill-favoredness that now cleaveth to us, and that rendereth us so dishonorable at our death.
Could one touch of such love for her come in a word of look of his, why, he might turn into her ill-favoredness, she would know nothing of it, being dead to joy.