She suggested that the jurors had simply been unable to get past the ugliness of those thoughts and she pledged to appeal.
For those of us who care about Israel, there's a temptation to ignore or to try to explain away this ugliness.
And considering the ugliness rising in his native land, Forgács must be seen as a political artist, whether he likes it or not.
But too much exposure to so much anger and ugliness does have its depressing effect.
If we aspire to that personally and legislate for it publicly, the ugliness will dissipate.
He accepted everything—deformity, ugliness, pain—if it were God's plan for him.
His embarrassment, or ugliness of temper, or whatever it was, was gone.
What changed the face, so beautiful and terrible in youth, to ugliness that shrank from sight in manhood?
They were all sorry for me in my misery, and were touched by my ugliness.
His idea of ugliness is a curve of any kind—save in the feminine body.
mid-13c., uglike "frightful or horrible in appearance," from Old Norse uggligr "dreadful, fearful," from uggr "fear, apprehension, dread" (perhaps related to agg "strife, hate") + -ligr "-like." Meaning softened to "very unpleasant to look at" late 14c. Extended sense of "morally offensive" is attested from c.1300; that of "ill-tempered" is from 1680s.
Among words for this concept, ugly is unusual in being formed from a root for "fear, dread." More common is a compound meaning "ill-shaped" (e.g. Greek dyseides, Latin deformis, Irish dochrud, Sanskrit ku-rupa). Another Germanic group has a root sense of "hate, sorrow" (see loath). Ugly duckling (1877) is from the story by Hans Christian Andersen, first translated from Danish to English 1846. Ugly American "U.S. citizen who behaves offensively abroad" is first recorded 1958 as a book title.
A machine gun, esp a submachine gun; tommy gun (1915+)