unprepossessingly love



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  • adv. In an unprepossessing way.


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unprepossessing +‎ -ly


  • This is a nice story, even if it yields a name that sounds unprepossessingly like “Neville.”

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  • Both he and Archie looked over to where Jonathan, not far away, lolled unprepossessingly against my car.

    Come To Grief

  • Suddenly, however, the sound of approaching footsteps aroused her, and before she had time to gather together all her sacred belongings, the figure of a tall man, in a slouch hat and with an unprepossessingly cadaverous cast of features, appeared from behind the rocks, which until then had hidden them from each other's view.

    Lippincott's Magazine, November 1885

  • The place looked unprepossessingly new and French, and obtrusively military; dismal, too, in the dusty sand which a wailing wind blew through the streets; but scarcely a Frenchman was to be seen, except the soldiers.

    The Golden Silence

  • The YouTube clip of Susan's angel voice soaring from the unkissed mouth of that scrunchy-faced, eyebrow-enforested, unprepossessingly dumpy representative of anonymous humanity was the third irresistible message to us all to get over ourselves.

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