homeliness homeliness

Definition(s):

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

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  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.

News

  • 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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