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unhandsome

[uhn-han-suh m] /ʌnˈhæn səm/
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
1520-1530
1520-30; un-1 + handsome
Related forms
unhandsomely, adverb
unhandsomeness, noun
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