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Definition of "uncomely" []

  • Not comely. (adjective)
  • In an uncomely way; inappropriately, unappealingly. (adverb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "uncomely" in a sentence
  • "The dearest of all flattery to the old and uncomely is this caressing, confiding love of childhood, and Miss Mehitable felt a glow of pleasure about her dusky old heart, at which she really wondered."
  • "Even the lowest street trulls only ventured here with caution, those strumpets too uncomely to hustle themselves in the better working-class areas of Beggary Quarter, let alone uptown Brotos."
  • "In another instance, Young continued: You see some classes of the human family that are black, uncouth, uncomely, disagreeable and low in their habits, wild, and seemingly deprived of nearly all the blessings of the intelligence that is generally bestowed upon mankind..."
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