Synonyms for ugly

Synonyms for (adj) ugly

Synonyms: atrocious, ugly, frightful, horrible, horrifying

Definition: provoking horror

Usage: an atrocious automobile accident; a frightful crime of decapitation; an alarming, even horrifying, picture; war is beyond all words horrible- Winston Churchill; an ugly wound

Similar words: alarming

Definition: frightening because of an awareness of danger

Synonyms: ugly

Definition: displeasing to the senses

Usage: an ugly face; ugly furniture

Similar words: disfigured

Definition: having the appearance spoiled

Usage: a disfigured face; strip mining left a disfigured landscape

Similar words: evil-looking

Definition: having an evil appearance

Similar words: fugly

Definition: (slang) extremely ugly

Similar words: grotesque, monstrous

Definition: distorted and unnatural in shape or size; abnormal and hideous

Usage: tales of grotesque serpents eight fathoms long that churned the seas; twisted into monstrous shapes

Similar words: hideous, repulsive

Definition: so extremely ugly as to be terrifying

Usage: a hideous scar; a repulsive mask

Similar words: ill-favored, ill-favoured

Definition: usually used of a face

Usage: an ill-favored countenance

Similar words: scrofulous

Definition: having a diseased appearance resembling scrofula

Usage: our canoe...lay with her scrofulous sides on the shore- Farley Mowat

Similar words: unlovely, unpicturesque

Definition: without beauty or charm

Similar words: unsightly

Definition: unpleasant to look at

Usage: unsightly billboards

Synonyms: despicable, slimy, ugly, unworthy, worthless, wretched, vile

Definition: morally reprehensible

Usage: would do something as despicable as murder; ugly crimes; the vile development of slavery appalled them; a slimy little liar

Similar words: evil

Definition: morally bad or wrong

Usage: evil purposes; an evil influence; evil deeds

Synonyms: surly, ugly

Definition: inclined to anger or bad feelings with overtones of menace

Usage: a surly waiter; an ugly frame of mind

Similar words: ill-natured

Definition: having an irritable and unpleasant disposition

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