un-lovely

unlovely

[uhn-luhv-lee]
adjective
1.
not lovely; without beauty or charm.
2.
harsh or repellent in character; unpleasant; disagreeable; objectionable.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English; see un-1, lovely

unloveliness, noun
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unlovely (ʌnˈlʌvlɪ)
 
adj
1.  unpleasant in appearance
2.  unpleasant in character
 
un'loveliness
 
n

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unlovely
late 14c., "not evoking feelings of love," from un- (1) "not" + lovely. Meaning "ugly" is recorded from 1390s.
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