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Dictionary definition for: Ugly

1. (a) displeasing to the senses and morally revolting; "an ugly face" "ugly furniture" "war is ugly"

2. (s) deficient in beauty; "ugly gray slums"

3. (s) inclined to anger or bad feelings with overtones of menace; "a surly waiter" "an ugly frame of mind"

4. (s) morally reprehensible; "would do something as despicable as murder" "ugly crimes" "the vile development of slavery appalled them"

5. (s) threatening or foreshadowing evil or tragic developments; "a baleful look" "forbidding thunderclouds" "his tone became menacing" "ominous rumblings of discontent" "sinister storm clouds" "a sinister smile" "his threatening behavior" "ugly black clo

6. (s) provoking horror; "an atrocious automobile accident" "a frightful crime of decapitation" "an alarming, even horrifying, picture" "war is beyond all words horrible"- Winston Churchill; "an ugly wound"

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