homeliness homeliness


  1. (n) having a drab or dowdy quality; lacking stylishness or elegance
  2. (n) an appearance that is not attractive or beautiful



  1. One theory is that the very homeliness of the dolls is appealing.
  2. Students of the Ecole des Beaux-Arts have long lamented, over their bocks and tasses, the monotonous homeliness of the women which the institute employs as models.
  3. She proclaims that homeliness is a sin and unnecessary.


  • Things Are Getting Ugly

    Hideous furniture and furballs and festive sweaters — homeliness is everywhere. Is ugly the new beautiful?
    on October 3, 2013     Source: NPR

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