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English definition of “ugliness”

ugliness

noun [U]  /ˈʌɡ·li·nəs/ us  

ugliness noun [U] (UNATTRACTIVE APPEARANCE)

the quality or state of being extremely unattractive in appearance: The city’s ugliness struck me.

ugliness noun [U] (UNPLEASANTNESS)

something that is unpleasant and threatening or violent: He has ugliness in his heart.
(Definition of ugliness from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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