Examples of unlovely in a Sentence
Sunday night is often spoiled by the unlovely thought of having to go back to school or work the next morning.
an unlovely but efficient little machine
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The arena itself is an unlovely building, situated next to Victoria Station, near big department stores and the Arndale shopping center—
But every Documenta, since the first in 1955, has served as a manifesto about art’s current relevance and direction, and every one has taken place in Kassel, an unlovely town north of Frankfurt destroyed by Allied bombs in World War II.
The characters, all animals, have an unlovely, hard-plastic sheen.
David Longstreth makes music in a former cabinet-builder’s workshop on the east side of Los Angeles, in an unlovely, industrial part of town.
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First Known Use of unlovely
Synonymsbad, bitter, disagreeable, displeasing, distasteful, harsh, icky, nasty, rotten, sour, uncongenial, unpleasant, unpalatable, unpleasing, unsavory, unwelcome, wicked, yucky (also yukky)
Antonymsagreeable, congenial, good, grateful, gratifying, nice, palatable, pleasant, pleasing, pleasurable, satisfying, welcome
Related Wordsabhorrent, abominable, appalling, awful, beastly, bilious, disgusting, dreadful, foul, ghastly, gnarly [slang], god-awful, gross, hateful, hellish, hideous, horrendous, horrible, horrid, invidious, loathsome, nauseating, nauseous, noisome, obnoxious, obscene, odious, offensive, repellent (also repellant), repugnant, repulsive, revolting, revulsive, scandalous, seamy, shocking, sick, sickening, ugly, unholy, vile, villainous; aggravating, annoying, galling, irritating, vexing; crappy [slang], cruddy, crummy (also crumby), lousy, miserable, sucky [slang], wretched
Near Antonymsdelectable, delicious, delightful, dreamy, felicitous; amiable, charming, cheery, friendly, jolly, kindly, sweet
UNLOVELY Defined for English Language Learners
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: not attractive
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