unlovely

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adjective un·love·ly \ˌən-ˈləv-lē\

Definition of unlovely

  1. :  not likable :  disagreeable, unpleasant

unloveliness

play \ˌən-ˈləv-lē-nəs\ noun

Examples of unlovely in a Sentence

  1. Sunday night is often spoiled by the unlovely thought of having to go back to school or work the next morning.

  2. an unlovely but efficient little machine

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First Known Use of unlovely

14th century


UNLOVELY Defined for English Language Learners

unlovely

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adjective

Definition of unlovely for English Language Learners

  • : not attractive


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