ugly

Ugly means "extremely unattractive." On Halloween, some people wear ugly masks as part of their scary costumes.

Anything that looks or feels quite unpleasant is ugly. The adjective ugly can describe the way something or someone looks, but it can also describe behavior or actions — the ugly scene your little brother made at the toy store when he didn't get what he wanted or the ugly breakup of a friendship. Remember that when ugly becomes uglier and ugliest, the y becomes an i.

Definitions of ugly
  1. adjective
    displeasing to the senses
    “an ugly face”
    ugly furniture”
    Synonyms:
    unattractive
    lacking beauty or charm
    disfigured
    having the appearance spoiled
    evil-looking
    having an evil appearance
    fugly
    (slang) extremely ugly
    grotesque, monstrous
    distorted and unnatural in shape or size; abnormal and hideous
    hideous, repulsive
    so extremely ugly as to be terrifying
    ill-favored, ill-favoured
    usually used of a face
    scrofulous
    having a diseased appearance resembling scrofula
    unlovely, unpicturesque
    without beauty or charm
    unsightly
    unpleasant to look at
    awkward
    lacking grace or skill in manner or movement or performance
    displeasing
    causing displeasure or lacking pleasing qualities
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    Antonyms:
    beautiful
    delighting the senses or exciting intellectual or emotional admiration
    attractive
    pleasing to the eye or mind especially through beauty or charm
    beauteous
    (poetic )beautiful, especially to the sight
    bonnie, bonny, comely, fair, sightly
    very pleasing to the eye
    dishy
    (informal British) sexually attractive
    exquisite
    of extreme beauty
    better-looking, fine-looking, good-looking, handsome, well-favored, well-favoured
    pleasing in appearance especially by reason of conformity to ideals of form and proportion
    glorious, resplendent, splendid, splendiferous
    having great beauty and splendor
    gorgeous
    dazzlingly beautiful
    lovely
    appealing to the emotions as well as the eye
    picturesque
    suggesting or suitable for a picture; pretty as a picture
    pretty
    pleasing by delicacy or grace; not imposing
    pretty-pretty
    ostentatiously or inappropriately pretty
    pulchritudinous
    used of persons only; having great physical beauty
    ravishing
    stunningly beautiful
    scenic
    used of locations; having beautiful natural scenery
    stunning
    strikingly beautiful or attractive
    graceful
    characterized by beauty of movement, style, form, or execution
    pleasing
    giving pleasure and satisfaction
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  2. adjective
    inclined to anger or bad feelings with overtones of menace
    “an ugly frame of mind”
    synonyms: surly
    ill-natured
    having an irritable and unpleasant disposition
  3. adjective
    morally reprehensible
    ugly crimes”
    synonyms: despicable, slimy, unworthy, vile, worthless, wretched
    evil
    morally bad or wrong
  4. adjective
    provoking horror
    “an ugly wound”
    synonyms: atrocious, frightful, horrible, horrifying
    alarming
    frightening because of an awareness of danger
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