unaesthetic

adjective

un·​aes·​thet·​ic ˌən-es-ˈthe-tik How to pronounce unaesthetic (audio)
-is-,
 British usually  -ēs-
: not aesthetic
especially : lacking artistic value or beauty
an unaesthetic design
The only objects hidden from view are unaesthetic plastic storage bowls and baking pans … Judith Olney

Examples of unaesthetic in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The way that it is shot is not unaesthetic. Brent Lang, Variety, 19 Jan. 2023 This manifestly unaesthetic goal might have positioned the Bechers as first-rate architectural historians or even as inventors of the next big thing in heavy industry. Jonathon Keats, Forbes, 18 July 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1832, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unaesthetic was in 1832

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“Unaesthetic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unaesthetic. Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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