Definitions

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  • adjective Not alluring.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ alluring

Examples

  • The portrait was actually taken for The Swan, in which Grace regretfully renounces her sexy tutor (Louis Jourdan) to marry an unalluring crown prince (Alec Guinness).

    Grace Kelly: Style Icon

  • Alex Cockburn gets the last word on a man who shills for privilege, has plenty for himself, and like George Bush disdains the public interest: "Al Gore distills in his single person the disrepair of liberalism in America today, and almost every unalluring feature of the Democratic Party" that's mostly indistinguishable from the other side of the aisle in a city where the criminal class is bipartisan.

    Nobel Hypocrisy

  • Alex Cockburn gets the last word on a man who shills for privilege, has plenty for himself, and like George Bush disdains the public interest: "Al Gore distills in his single person the disrepair of liberalism in America today, and almost every unalluring feature of the Democratic Party" that's mostly indistinguishable from the other side of the aisle in a city where the criminal class is bipartisan.

    Nobel Hypocrisy

  • The image she projected was designed to be unalluring.

    Purchased For Revenge

  • The image she projected was designed to be unalluring.

    Purchased for Revenge

  • It was a poor, rickety, unalluring bairn, but it was all that Lady

    The Claverings

  • This might look good live but in a still shot I find it very unalluring.

    drbigbeef Diary Entry

  • Sophia was handsome, but with a big, cold, unalluring handsomeness, and had not quite succeeded in London.

    The Way We Live Now

  • The cottage was an unalluring, straight brick-built tenement, seeming as though intended to be one of a row which had never progressed beyond Number One.

    The Last Chronicle of Barset

  • In the freedom of this rather unalluring garb she entered into relations Platonic, fraternal, or tempestuously passionate with perhaps the most distinguished series of friends and lovers that ever fluttered about one flame.

    The George Sand-Gustave Flaubert Letters

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