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sightly

[sahyt-lee] /ˈsaɪt li/
adjective, sightlier, sightliest.
1.
pleasing to the sight; attractive; comely.
2.
affording a fine view.
Origin
1525-1535
1525-35; sight + -ly
Related forms
sightliness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for sightly

sightly

/ˈsaɪtlɪ/
adjective -lier, -liest
1.
pleasing or attractive to see
2.
(US) providing a pleasant view
Derived Forms
sightliness, noun
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