un handsome

unhandsome

[uhn-han-suhm]
adjective
1.
lacking good looks; not attractive in physical appearance; plain or ugly.
2.
ungracious; discourteous; unseemly: an unhandsome exchange of epithets.
3.
ungenerous; illiberal: an unhandsome reward.

Origin:
1520–30; un-1 + handsome

unhandsomely, adverb
unhandsomeness, noun
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