ill-favouredness love



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  • noun The quality of being ill-favoured; ugliness.


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From ill-favoured +‎ -ness.


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  • We may even admit their ill-favouredness, as Touchstone admits the ill-favouredness of Audrey; but we are apt all the time to over-estimate them in secret – simply because they are our own.

    Untrodden Peaks and Unfrequented Valleys 1873

  • Messer Forese's ill-favouredness, said that he would have been hideous beside a Baroncio.

    The Decameron, Volume II Giovanni Boccaccio 1344

  • 'Tis sin commonly that is the cause of all the deformity and ill-favouredness that now cleaveth to us, and that also rendereth us so dishonourable at our death; but now at our rising, we being raised incorruptible, we shall appear in such perfections, and that of all sorts, belonging to the body, that all the beauty and comeliness, sweetness and amiableness, that hath at any time been in this world, it shall be swallowed up a thousand times told with this glory.

    Works of John Bunyan — Volume 02 John Bunyan 1658


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