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uglinessnoun [U]

 us   /ˈʌɡ·li·nəs/
  • ugliness noun [U] (UNATTRACTIVE APPEARANCE)

the ​quality or ​state of being ​extremelyunattractive 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.
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