Ill-favored Ill`-fa"vored, Ill-favoured Ill`-fa"voured, a. Wanting beauty or attractiveness; unattractive; deformed; ugly; ill-looking; -- usually used of a face; as, an ill-favored countenance. [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5]

Ill-favored and lean-fleshed. --Gen. xli. 3. -- {Ill`-fa"vored*ly}, adv. -- {Ill`-fa"vored*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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