from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. not handsome or beautiful or appealing
- adj. lacking the power to attract interest
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not attractive or pleasing.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. lacking beauty or charm
- adj. not appealing to the senses
- adj. lacking power to arouse interest
But research tells us that what we deem attractive or unattractive is much more complicated: part objectivity, part subjectivity.
Inquiring minds want to know: Does the correction indicate that Newmark finds Malkin unattractive?
At the same time the large copper cents had become increasingly unpopular with the public, which thought the coins unattractive, too heavy, and too prone to collect dirt.
This is a statistical fact from the NPD Group, an Illinois market-research company, whose most recent poll found that only 36 percent of Americans said they considered overweight people "unattractive" -- down from 55 percent in only eight years.
I guess saying that fat people are unattractive is ultimately less offensive than condoning rape, but it’s still sort of laughably offensive. thanks, Disney!
You've got to be loud and zany and willing to contort your face and body into positions that might fairly be described as unattractive; you've got to be completely uninhibited, shameless, and out of control.
It must be very hard to continually be called unattractive, to have your loneliness thrown back in your face.
Even proportional representation for local government, an issue on which Plaid has campaigned strongly on in the past, is now described as unattractive if it blocks his route to power.
SOUTHERN DINING SOCIETY SECTION: Do we have footage of the woman Borat identified as unattractive being consoled in her darkened living room later that night by her husband?
They also tend to look at faces that we would traditionally call unattractive for the shortest timespan aside from family members, of course.