Definition of "unsightly" [unsightly]

  • Unpleasant or offensive to look at; unattractive. See Synonyms at ugly. (adjective)

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Use "unsightly" in a sentence
  • "In many instances, doctored coins ‘turn’ at a later time, as unintended byproducts of doctoring processes result in unsightly delayed chemical reactions or the decomposing of added matter on the doctored coins."
  • "This is an interesting issue, Dan ... the increase in unsightly and not-so-urban townhomes."
  • "I try and do that often, but I find that until I do recycle them, they end up cluttering up drawers in unsightly balls."