Definitions

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  • n. The quality of being unsexy.

Etymologies

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unsexy +‎ -ness

Examples

  • For all the friends-with-benefits edge, the unsexiness, and the inevitable moral reckoning, feel pretty old-fashioned.

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  • When I first heard the name, I had to snicker at his folly, but when I read about the restaurant's namesake -- the neighborhood in Scotland where Ilan's dad grew up among a diversity of poor, outcast immigrant groups -- its unsexiness became lovable.

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  • But for maximum unsexiness, I think you should add the hillbilly/hipster.

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  • One might say it's that odd nature-that unsexiness-for lack of a better word, that has worked for McCain and it was working for this crowd as well.

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  • One might say it's that odd nature -- that unsexiness, for lack of a better word -- that has worked for McCain and it was working for this crowd as well.

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  • While I agree with you wholeheartedly on the unsexiness of Bob Dylan, I think the ad is great.

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  • Could the appeal of a readily and easily attainable 40 miles per gallon help overcome the longstanding unsexiness of diesel, among the car-buying public?

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  • Producer Judd Apatow's ( "The 40-Year-Old Virgin," "Superbad") "Forgetting Sarah Marshall" lets actor Jason Spiegel use full frontal nudity to suggest the banality and unsexiness of it all.

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  • So if they really wanted to make a point about the unsexiness of breast cancer, they’d follow up the shot of bouncing breasts with pictures of mastectomy scars.

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  • The paper explains, "To the masses, unsexiness is defined in superficial ways - pores big enough to drive Hummers through, and hair that grows like kudzu in unwanted places, and unexplained protuberances.

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