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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishunsightlyun‧sight‧ly /ʌnˈsaɪtli/ adjective  UNPLEASANTugly or unpleasant to look at unsightly buildings unsightly marks
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unsightlyTight bras and knickers can cause unsightly bulges under close-fitting clothes.Electrolysis gets rid of unsightly facial hair.They took pictures not only of the wall but of the unsightly houses the government had wanted to hide.What constitutes an unsightly little word?It is characterised by unsightly lumps and bumps which collect in the thighs, buttocks, hips and upper arms.The Government proposes to alter the general development order in an effort to restrict unnecessary and unsightly mast construction.Much of the time it is an unsightly mud-channel.Bushes and plants make the perfect screen for unsightly objects such as dustbins.The accident left Simon with unsightly scars.an unsightly skin diseaseThe product that hasn't been absorbed is causing these unsightly specks.unsightly stainsWhen open, the garage is an unsightly storeroom.
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