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[uhn-es-thet-ik or, esp. British, -ees-] /ˌʌn ɛsˈθɛt ɪk or, esp. British, -is-/
offensive to the aesthetic sense; lacking in beauty or sensory appeal; unpleasant, as an object, design, arrangement, etc.:
an unaesthetic combination of colors.
Also, unesthetic, unaesthetical.
Origin of unaesthetic
1825-35; un-1 + aesthetic
Related forms
unaesthetically, adverb Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Grid lines may be unaesthetic or detract from an otherwise pristine view.
  • Additionally, the applicant's proposal would replace an unaesthetic house with an architecturally pleasing new office development.
  • To balance this view, however, one should recognize that unit pricing may also result in unhealthy or unaesthetic side effects.

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