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Definition of "hard-favoured" [hard-favoured]

  • Having hard or stern features; unattractive. (adjective)

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Use "hard-favoured" in a sentence
  • "Neither is sister Ursula so hard-favoured by nature, as from the effects of an accident; but your honour knows that when a woman is ugly, the men do not trouble themselves about the cause of her hard favour."
  • "Marcilius Picinus, Faber Stapulensis, a couple of dwarfs, [3609] Melancthon a short hard-favoured man, parvus erat, sed magnus erat, &c., yet of incomparable parts all three."
  • "In imitation of whom belike, a hard-favoured fellow in Greece, because he and his wife were both deformed, to get a good brood of children,"