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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ugly  \Ug"ly\,  a.  [Compar.  {Uglier};  superl.  {Ugliest}.]  [Icel. 
  uggligr  fearful,  dreadful;  uggr  fear  (akin  to  ugga  to  fear)  + 
  -ligr  (akin  to  E.  -ly,  like).  ??.  Cf  {Awe}.] 
  1.  Offensive  to  the  sight;  contrary  to  beauty;  being  of 
  disagreeable  or  loathsome  aspect;  unsightly;  repulsive; 
  deformed. 
 
  The  ugly  view  of  his  deformed  crimes.  --Spenser. 
 
  Like  the  toad,  ugly  and  venomous.  --Shak. 
 
  O,  I  have  passed  a  miserable  night,  So  full  of  ugly 
  sights,  of  ghastly  dreams.  --Shak. 
 
  2.  Ill-natured;  crossgrained;  quarrelsome;  as  an  ugly 
  temper;  to  feel  ugly.  [Colloq.  U.  S.] 
 
  3.  Unpleasant;  disagreeable;  likely  to  cause  trouble  or  loss 
  as  an  ugly  rumor;  an  ugly  customer.  [Colloq.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ugly  \Ug"ly\,  n. 
  A  shade  for  the  face,  projecting  from  the  bonnet.  [Colloq. 
  Eng.]  --C.  Kingsley. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ugly  \Ug"ly\,  v.  t. 
  To  make  ugly.  [R.]  --Richardson. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  ugly 
  adj  1:  displeasing  to  the  senses  and  morally  revolting;  "an  ugly 
  face";  "ugly  furniture";  "war  is  ugly"  [ant:  {beautiful}] 
  2:  deficient  in  beauty;  "ugly  gray  slums" 
  3:  inclined  to  anger  or  bad  feelings  with  overtones  of  menace; 
  "a  surly  waiter";  "an  ugly  frame  of  mind"  [syn:  {surly}] 
  4:  morally  reprehensible;  "would  do  something  as  despicable  as 
  murder";  "ugly  crimes";  "the  vile  development  of  slavery 
  appalled  them"  [syn:  {despicable},  {vile},  {unworthy}] 
  5:  threatening  or  foreshadowing  evil  or  tragic  developments;  "a 
  baleful  look";  "forbidding  thunderclouds";  "his  tone 
  became  menacing";  "ominous  rumblings  of  discontent"; 
  "sinister  storm  clouds";  "a  sinister  smile";  "his 
  threatening  behavior";  "ugly  black  clouds";  "the  situation 
  became  ugly"  [syn:  {baleful},  {forbidding},  {menacing},  {minacious}, 
  {minatory},  {ominous},  {sinister},  {threatening}] 
  6:  provoking  horror;  "an  atrocious  automobile  accident";  "a 
  frightful  crime  of  decapitation";  "an  alarming,  even 
  horrifying,  picture";  "war  is  beyond  all  words  horrible"- 
  Winston  Churchill;  "an  ugly  wound"  [syn:  {atrocious},  {frightful}, 
  {horrifying},  {horrible}] 




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