(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
adj. repulsive (see ugliness); disagreeable, unpleasant; mean, hostile, quarrelsome. See unsavoriness, contention.
(Roget's IV) modif.
1. [Ill-favored]
Syn. unsightly, loathsome, hideous, homely, repulsive, unseemly, uncomely, deformed, bad-looking, plain, disfigured, monstrous, foul, horrid, frightful, revolting, repellent, unlovely, appalling, haglike, misshapen, misbegotten, hard-featured, grisly, unprepossessing, horse-faced*, having a face that would stop a clock*, looking a mess*, looking a fright*, looking like the devil or deuce*, not fit to be seen*.
Ant. handsome, beautiful*, graceful.
2. [Unpleasant]
Syn. nasty, nauseous, nauseating*, noisome, disagreeable, disgusting, odious, revolting, repellent, repulsive, sorry, vile, dirty, filthy, sordid, messy, sickening, foul; see also unpleasant .
Ant. nice*, dainty, agreeable.
3. [Dangerous]
Syn. pugnacious, quarrelsome, obnoxious, bellicose, rough, disagreeable, cantankerous, violent, vicious, evil, sinister, treacherous, wicked, formidable, truculent.
Ant. mild*, reasonable, complaisant.
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) a.
1. unattractive repulsive, homely, hideous, unbecoming, grotesque, unsightly, plain, deformed, monstrous, revolting, *gross, misshapen, unappealing, *toad-faced, *rat-faced, *fish-faced, *notmuchon looks, *has a great personality, an eyesore.
2. disagreeable, bad offensive, objectionable, unpleasant, disgusting, nasty, repugnant, repellent, obnoxious, sickening, nauseating, vile, distasteful.
3. threatening ominous, menacing, forbidding, portentious, dangerous, black, sinister, malevolent, malignant.
4. cross ill-tempered, *mad, angry, *pissed, quarrelsome, bad-tempered, surly, mean, nasty, cantankerous.
ANT.: 1. attractive, beautiful, lovely, appealing. 2. agreeable, pleasant, good. 3. auspicious, harmless, promising. 4. good-natured, good-humored, easygoing
(Roget's Thesaurus II) I adjective 1. Extremely displeasing to the eye: hideous, ill-favored, unsightly. Idiom: ugly as sin. See BEAUTIFUL. 2. Extremely unpleasant to the senses or feelings: atrocious, disgusting, foul, horrid, nasty, nauseating, offensive, repellent, repulsive, revolting, sickening, unwholesome, vile. See LIKE, PAIN. 3. Violently disturbed or agitated, as by storms: dirty, heavy, raging, roiled, roily, rough, rugged, stormy, tempestuous, tumultuous, turbulent, violent, wild. See CALM. 4. Having or showing a bad temper: bad-tempered, cantankerous, crabbed, cranky, cross, disagreeable, fretful, grouchy, grumpy, ill-tempered, irascible, irritable, nasty, peevish, petulant, querulous, snappish, snappy, surly, testy, waspish. Informal: crabby, mean2. Idiom: out of sorts. See ATTITUDE. II noun Informal. An unsightly object: mess, monstrosity, ugliness. Informal: fright, sight. See BEAUTIFUL.

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