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  • n  something very ugly and offensive

  • Running the wires to the back threatens more of an eyesore: if you can't hide them under the carpet or inside the walls, you could end up with two long wires down either side of .
  • They were an eyesore, she says, but more offensive was the fact that their owners dumped garbage and washed dishes in the lakes.
  • The ubiquitous thin white bag has moved squarely beyond eyesore into the realm of public nuisance, a symbol of waste and excess and the incremental destruction of nature.
News & Articles

  • Bristol Borough council president proposes plans to replace Wood Street eyesore with single family homes
    BRISTOL BOROUGH - A longstanding eyesore on Wood Street will be transformed into a housing development that will include five single-family homes on 50-foot by 100-foot lots. The builder is borough Council President Ralph DiGuiseppe, who presented the plans to the council Monday night.
    June 20, 2013 - Bristol Pilot
  • Hotel eyesore could be coming down
    A major eyesore that damages the reputation of Petersburg as a historic city making an economic comeback may soon be coming down. Residents have been asking the city for years to do something about a blighted hotel marking the gateway to the city at Exit
    June 18, 2013 - The Petersburg Progress-Index
  • Councilwoman, others discuss future of vacant "eyesore"
    An area school has become an eyesore for neighbors, and now a councilwoman is asking for feedback on what should be the next step for the property.
    June 18, 2013 - KCTV 5 Kansas City

  • Sam Katz in Winnipeg Free Press
    We are very lucky to have faith-based groups to fill the void that government has let happen,said Winnipeg Mayor Sam Katz. "We want to move forward on a project on a vacant lot that is an eyesore."
  • Raila Odinga in AFP
    Zimbabwe remains an eyesore on the African continent,Kenya's Odinga told reporters in Washington.

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