What is the opposite of cute?

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Opposite of having endearing traits or features attributable to infants
“As the years continued to pass, he would begin to look increasingly mature.”
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Opposite of attractive, especially in a youthful manner
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“He had no time for the unattractive girls, and his excuse was that he was purely a visual person.”
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Opposite of having a flippant demeanor that is not appreciated under the circumstances
“Please refrain from making any cute comments while we attempt to have a serious discussion about this matter.”
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(candid) Opposite of clever or shrewd, typically in an underhanded manner
“He was a successful businessman because he was always honest and candid with his clients.”
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(innocent) Opposite of clever or shrewd, typically in an underhanded manner
“Stephanie was just an ingenuous person who made the mistake of trusting her shady lawyer with her legal matters.”
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Opposite of having appeal in an endearing, sweet or lovable way
“For all his wit, Phil Connors is an egomaniacal and genuinely detestable human being.”
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Opposite of having or showing a reasonable or high level of intellect
“He was too slow to realize that it was his own carelessness that led to his dismissal.”
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(of a person) Opposite of charming or captivating in nature
“At times, Leavitt could be as uncannily brilliant as he was dull and boresome.”
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Opposite of small and attractive
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Opposite of excessively sentimental or emotional
“The doctor, who is ordinarily so scientific and unsentimental, has fallen in love with Allegra.”
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Opposite of not intended to be taken seriously
“Our nation needs to get serious about resourcing its reserves if it's going to rely on them as heavily as it has lately.”
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Opposite of excessively sentimental or emotional
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Opposite of of or pertaining to flirtation
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Opposite of having or showing an accurate and deep understanding
“Her pedestrian, low-brow, unperceptive prose has struck a chord with the so-bad-it's-good brigade.”
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Opposite of showing cleverness or ingenuity
“I am too stiffened by work, unskilled in travel, too unadaptable to begin again elsewhere.”
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