What is the opposite of pretty?

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Adjective
Opposite of aesthetically pleasing to view or look at
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“In my early years, I was admittedly an ugly kid, with poor self-esteem and confidence.”
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Opposite of pleasing to the mind or senses
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“The persistent heavy rain and south-easterly winds made things very unpleasant for everyone.”
Adjective
(dated) Opposite of of a suitable quality, standard, or type to meet the required purpose
“A modified version of this argument may seem much more plausible, but is still inapplicable to the present case.”
Adjective
Opposite of arousing on a primal level
“It won't matter how chic you look in your dress if you feel hot, constricted, and unsexy beneath it.”
Adjective
Opposite of attractive or appealing in a fresh, innocent way
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Opposite of extremely beautiful and delicate
Adjective
(of clothing) Opposite of well-suited or attractive when worn by someone
Adjective
Opposite of pleasing to the mind or senses
“The Graduation Ball turned out to be a really horrible unpleasant night.”
Adjective
Opposite of relating to or characteristic of women or female animals
Adjective
(of voice or tone) Opposite of sweet or melodious to the ear
“Occasionally, I can hear the raucous squawk of a seagull in search of a discarded fish supper.”
Adjective
Opposite of having a twee picturesqueness
Adverb
(poorly) Opposite of to a moderately high degree
“They were poorly chosen words for a person notorious for being charming in front of a camera.”
Adverb
(extremely) Opposite of to a moderately high degree
“While plentiful and cheap today, aluminum was once an extremely valuable metal.”
Adverb
Opposite of to an acceptable degree
“A person who nourishes themselves inadequately will often have skin that appears pale and lusterless.”
Adverb
Opposite of to a certain or limited extent or degree
Adverb
Opposite of to a moderately high degree
Adverb
Opposite of to a higher degree than is usual or average
Adverb
Opposite of to a certain level, degree or extent
“You sound nothing like your father, which is probably a good thing.”
Verb
(pretty up) Opposite of to make pretty or attractive
“They disfigure their faces, that they may appear unto men to fast.”
Verb
(of a thing or place) Opposite of to make pretty or attractive
“If you deface your countryside with dirty great turbines, it is obvious that you will turn visitors away.”
Verb
Opposite of to spend time improving one's appearance, often in front of a mirror
Noun
Opposite of used in reference to a situation characterized by a specified degree of trouble or difficulty
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