What is the opposite of beauty?

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Noun
Opposite of something attributive that is pleasing to the senses
“The clash of contemporary ugliness with ancient beauty is a tripwire I often stumble on.”
Noun
Opposite of someone that is visually appealing, typically a woman
“One of the stories featured a mad old hag who lived in a cave.”
Noun
Opposite of the advantage or benefit of something
“The biggest drawback to this plan is that it will antagonize opponents of outsourcing.”
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Opposite of something that stands out of its kind
“In sum, there isn't one dud in this blazingly honest gem of an anthology.”
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Opposite of a very physically attractive person, especially a woman
Noun
Opposite of an eye-catching person or thing
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Opposite of magnificence or great beauty
“The purity of her heart is manifested not only in her conversation but in the simplicity and modesty of her dress and the propriety of her general deportment.”
Noun
Opposite of the quality of being graceful and stylish in appearance or manner
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Opposite of a person or sight of unusual beauty
“The piles of dumped rubbish and abandoned cars have long been an eyesore and a hazard to health.”
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Opposite of the characteristic of being tasteful
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Opposite of smoothness and elegance of movement
“His performance is burgeoning with awkwardness and extreme fear, conveyed in nuance and physical appearance.”
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Opposite of a person or thing viewed as a model of excellence
Noun
Opposite of piece de resistance
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Opposite of a thing or a quality of something that causes wonder
“While this may be perplexing to Western audiences, it's really just a normality for the intended audience.”
Noun
A place of interest or wonder, especially to tourists and visitors
Noun
Opposite of an advantage, asset or useful addition
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Opposite of a powerful force of attraction
“She liked him, which is extremely important given her strong aversion to doctors.”
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