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eyesore

[ahy-sawr, ahy-sohr] /ˈaɪˌsɔr, ˈaɪˌsoʊr/
noun
1.
something unpleasant to look at:
The run-down house was an eyesore to the neighbors.
Origin
1250-1300
1250-1300; Middle English; see eye, sore
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British Dictionary definitions for eyesores

eyesore

/ˈaɪˌsɔː/
noun
1.
something very ugly
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Word Origin and History for eyesores

eyesore

n.

"something offensive to the eye," 1520s, from eye (n.) + sore (n.).

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