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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.
 
Class VI. Words Relating to the Sentient and Moral Powers
Section II. Personal Affections
2. Discriminative Affections
 
846. Ugliness.
 
  
NOUN:UGLINESS &c. adj.; deformity, inelegance; acomia, baldness, alopecia; disfigurement (blemish) [See Blemish]; want of symmetry, inconcinnity [rare], “uglification” [Carroll]; distortion [See Distortion]; squalor (uncleanness) [See Uncleanness].
  FORBIDDING COUNTENANCE, vinegar aspect, hanging look, wry face, face that would stop a clock [colloq.]; spretœ injuria formœ [Vergil].
  EYESORE, object, figure, sight [colloq.], fright, octopus, specter or spectre, scarecrow, hag, harridan, satyr, witch, toad, baboon, monster, Caliban, Æsop; monstrum horrendum informe ingens cui lumen ademptum [Vergil].
  
VERB:BE UGLY &c. adj.; look ill, grin horribly a ghastly smile, grin through a horse collar [colloq.], make faces.
  RENDER UGLY &c. adj.; deface; disfigure, defigure [obs.], deform, uglify [rare], spoil; distort [See Distortion]; blemish &c. (injure), 659; soil &c. (render unclean) [See Uncleanness].
  
ADJECTIVE:UGLY, - as -sin, - a toad, - a scarecrow, - a dead monkey; plain, coarse; homely (unadorned) [See Simplicity]; ordinary, unornamental, inartistic; unsightly, unseemly, uncomely, unshapely, unlovely; sightless [obs.], seemless [obs.], not fit to be seen; unbeauteous, unbeautiful, beautiless.
  BALD, bald-headed, acomous, hairless, chauve [F.], depilous [rare], glabrous [bot.]; smooth-faced, beardless, whiskerless, clean-shaven.
  MISSHAPEN, misproportioned; shapeless (amorphous) [See Amorphism]; monstrous; gaunt (thin) [See Narrowness, Thinness]; dumpy (short) [See Shortness]; curtailed of its fair proportions; ill-made, ill-shaped, ill-proportioned; crooked (distorted) [See Distortion].
  UNPREPOSSESSING, hard-featured, hard-visaged; ill-favored, hard-favored, evil-favored; ill-looking; squalid, haggard; grim, grim-faced, grim-visaged; grisly, ghastly; ghostlike, deathlike; cadaverous, gruesome or grewsome.
  uncouth, ungainly, graceless, inelegant; ungraceful, stiff; rugged, rough, gross, rude, awkward, clumsy, slouching, rickety, gawky, lumping, lumpish, lumbering, hulking or hulky, unwieldy.
  REPELLENT, forbidding, frightful, hideous, odious, uncanny, repulsive; horrid, horrible; shocking (painful) [See Painfulness].
  foul (dirty) [See Uncleanness]; dingy (colorless) [See Achromatism]; gaudy (color) [See Color]; tarnished, smeared, besmeared, bedaubed; disfigured &c. v.; discolored, spotted, spotty.
  SHOWY, specious, pretentious, garish (ostentatious) [See Ostentation].

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