ill-favored
adjective Date: circa 1530 1. unattractive in physical appearance; especially having an ugly face 2. offensive, objectionable

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  • 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ill-favored — *ugly, hideous, unsightly Analogous words: *plain, homely Antonyms: well favored: fair Contrasted words: handsome, comely, *beautiful, lovely, beauteous, pretty …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • ill-favored — adjective LITERARY having an ugly face …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • ill-favored — [il′fā′vərd] adj. 1. of unpleasant or evil appearance; ugly 2. unpleasant; offensive …   English World dictionary

  • ill-favored — adjective usually used of a face an ill favored countenance • Syn: ↑ill favoured • Similar to: ↑ugly …   Useful english dictionary

  • ill-favored — {adj.} Ugly; unprepossessing. * /Oddly enough, the father had less trouble in marrying off his ill favored daughter than her prettier sister./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • ill-favored — {adj.} Ugly; unprepossessing. * /Oddly enough, the father had less trouble in marrying off his ill favored daughter than her prettier sister./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • ill-favored — adj Ugly; unprepossessing. Oddly enough, the father had less trouble in marrying off his ill favored daughter than her prettier sister …   Словарь американских идиом

  • ill-favored — adjective he was particularly ill favored after a night of drunken debauchery Syn: unattractive, plain, ugly, homely, unprepossessing, displeasing; informal not much to look at Ant: attractive …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • ill-favored — ill favoredly, adv. ill favoredness, n. /il fay veuhrd/, adj. 1. unpleasant in appearance; homely or ugly. 2. offensive; unpleasant; objectionable. Also, esp. Brit., ill favoured. [1520 30] * * * …   Universalium

  • ill-favored — ill′ fa′vored adj. 1) unpleasant in appearance; homely or ugly 2) offensive; objectionable • Etymology: 1520–30 …   From formal English to slang

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