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unpicturesquely

Definitions

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  • adv. In an unpicturesque manner.

Etymologies

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unpicturesque +‎ -ly

Examples

  • Mrs. Hauksbee had thrown herself into Mrs. Delville's arms, where she was weeping bitterly, and Mrs. Bent was unpicturesquely mixed up with both, while from the tangle came the sound of many sobs and much promiscuous kissing.

    Under the Deodars

  • The wife had not the slightest idea where she was going, and even when Mackenzie, at Mrs. Townley's oft-repeated request, explained very briefly and unpicturesquely, she only looked incredulous or unconcerned.

    The Translation of a Savage, Complete

  • Mrs. Townley's oft-repeated request, explained very briefly and unpicturesquely, she only looked incredulous or unconcerned.

    The Translation of a Savage, Volume 1

  • Painfully neat, unpicturesquely ugly, the house stood among its great oaks.

    The Return of Peter Grimm Novelised From the Play

  • Gentle of manner, slouching of gait, soft-voiced, unpicturesquely clothed; not one of them presented to the eye any witness of the desperate records they had earned.

    Roads of Destiny

  • Lozzo, the next village, about two miles farther up the valley, was burnt down in just the same way a year or two ago, and is now most unpicturesquely new, solid, and comfortable.

    Untrodden Peaks and Unfrequented Valleys

  • Sun-bonnets shading merry faces, flushed with business; blue flannel bathing-suits draping very unpicturesquely the persons, bare feet stained with mud, -- baskets full of the delicate fish they had been catching.

    Nobody

  • He was unpicturesquely dressed in shirt and trousers and we should not have taken him to be a chief, except from his handsome figure, unless he had introduced himself as

    The Cruise of the Dainty Rovings in the Pacific

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