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  • adj. superlative form of unlovely: most unlovely.

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Examples

  • Despite her gold and white paintwork (“gleaming swan plumage,” one passenger called it), the top-heavy Hohenzollern, with her ram bow and bell-mouthed funnels, was the unloveliest royal yacht in Europe.

    Castles of Steel

  • Benevolence, when Simeon Brown spoke of it, seemed the grimmest and unloveliest of

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 03, No. 18, April, 1859

  • For, as flowers most exquisite spring from strangely unpromising soil, so had those two weeks of isolation and heart-hunger on the unloveliest hill-top of Northern

    The Great Amulet

  • I suppose that slide rock, away up in cold, bleak, windy country above the timber-line, is absolutely the unloveliest landscape and most repulsive home ground that a man could find in the mountains and yet it is the paradise, the perfect place of a wonderful little creature that is found on the high peaks of the Rockies from California to Alaska.

    Wild Animals at Home

  • The nose was blunt, the chin a mere knobby challenge, and between them was the unloveliest moustache Bean had ever been compelled to observe; short, ragged, faded in streaks.

    Bunker Bean

  • Lady Clare, feeling in every nerve her high descent and breeding, had perhaps a sense of having come down in the world, and, like many another irrational creature of her sex, she kicked madly against fate and exhibited the unloveliest side of her character.

    Boyhood in Norway

  • To be brief, she was that wisest, but unloveliest, variety of woman, a philosopher, bearing troubles of the heart with equanimity, dispensing with all that should have been her happiness, and making the best of what remained.

    The Wedding Knell

  • To be brief, she was that wisest but unloveliest variety of woman, a philosopher, bearing troubles of the heart with equanimity, dispensing with all that should have been her happiness and making the best of what remained.

    Twice Told Tales

  • The club with the league's unloveliest stadium are now secure financially, with a charismatic coach, Gus Poyet, at the helm.

    Sport news, comment and results | guardian.co.uk

  • The problem, suggests Sarna, is that American Jews have been raised on an idealized image of Israel, and that "in place of the utopia that we had hoped Israel might become, young Jews today often view Israel through the eyes of contemporary media: They fixate upon its unloveliest warts."

    Israelated - English Israel blogs

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