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- adverb In a way that is not
pretty, often deliberately so
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They become dispirited through suffering, or embittered through disappointment, or very, very tired through general causes, and they wear the mantle of age gracefully or unprettily, but the spirit of youthfulness remains in the normal woman until she dies.
To further enlarge my understanding he contorted his face unprettily.
Thiebault, the knight, obtains leave from his lady to go, and she, by a device not unprettily told, gets from him leave to go too.