unsightly

Unsightly is a gentler way of saying ugly. Often something that is described as unsightly sticks out like a sore thumb in an otherwise attractive environment.

A yard full of weeds and broken-down cars in a well-groomed neighborhood is unsightly. Magazine advertisements highlight products that promise to remove or hide unsightly blemishes and scars, restoring your skin to its previous beauty.

Definitions of unsightly
  1. adjective
    unpleasant to look at
    unsightly billboards”
    Synonyms:
    ugly
    displeasing to the senses
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