Definitions and Examples of unattractive, ugly, plain
Learn when and how to use these words with these examples!
Not pleasing or appealing to the senses, especially to the sight.
The old building was unattractive and in need of repair.
Unpleasant or offensive to look at; unsightly.
The graffiti on the wall made the neighborhood look ugly.
Lacking beauty or adornment; not attractive.
The dress was too plain for the fancy party.
Key Differences: unattractive vs ugly vs plain
- 1Unattractive implies a lack of appeal to the senses, especially sight.
- 2Ugly suggests unpleasantness or offensiveness to look at.
- 3Plain describes something that is lacking in beauty or adornment.
Effective Usage of unattractive, ugly, plain
- 1Describing People: Use these antonyms to describe physical appearance.
- 2Describing Objects: Use these antonyms to describe objects that are not aesthetically pleasing.
- 3Expressing Opinions: Use these antonyms to express opinions about things or people.
The antonyms of comely describe someone or something that is not pleasing to look at. Unattractive implies a lack of appeal to the senses, ugly suggests unpleasantness or offensiveness, and plain describes something that is lacking in beauty or adornment. Use these antonyms to describe physical appearance, objects, or express opinions.