Adverb And people were saying ugly and often untruthful things. First Known Use of ugly Adjective 13th century, in the meaning defined at sense 4 Adverb 14th century, in the meaning defined above. Learn More about ugly. Resources for ugly Time Traveler!
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Explore the year a word first appeared. Dictionary Entries near ugly uglifier uglify ugliness ugly Ugly American ugly duckling ugly-nest caterpillar. Time Traveler for ugly The first known use of ugly was in the 13th century See more words from the same century. More Definitions for ugly.
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English Language Learners Definition of ugly. Kids Definition of ugly. Other Words from ugly ugliness noun.
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More from Merriam-Webster on ugly Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with ugly Thesaurus: All synonyms and antonyms for ugly Spanish Central: Translation of ugly Nglish: Translation of ugly for Spanish Speakers Britannica English: Comments on ugly What made you want to look up ugly? It was the unfairness that got to me. I just had to be thin. It made the world seem so bleak, like this is the system?
It made me less hopeful about people.
It made it hard to trust people. Then I lost weight in my early 20s and the change was so palpable.
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It was upsetting to me. Ugliness is something that people want to argue with you about. I casually mentioned my decade of ugliness to two women recently who immediately tried to disabuse me of this opinion. Now my line on it is that being ugly or having an ugly period in your formative years can be the making of us.
Beauty, if or when you acquire it, is a currency but the currency of hotness is a fleeting one. It is the currency of a false economy.
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Of course, female beauty is a very particular thing. I think you spend your entire life on display, whether you want to be or not. When women speak about their bodies and the experience of living in them, we court danger. In pitching this very piece I joked that I'd probably be trolled. New York writer, Kristin Salaky wrote a response to a Dove campaign celebrating "real beauty" — it's worth mentioning that the "real" beauty in question still hit a reasonable metric of attractiveness, kind of like "TV ugly" — and her message that she was ugly and perfectly okay with that, was not warmly received.
People had complaints ranging from the fact that indeed she was ugly, to accusations that she was self-obsessed and many even whined that she wasn't ugly enough. Per usual, you can't win when you've got a vagina. In , English journalists, Polly Vernon and Bryony Gordon wrote about their bodies provoking a similar tsunami of abuse.
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We all enjoy beauty. Or say we do. But an appreciation of ugliness is necessary to it. The beautiful and the ugly are not opposites, but aspects of the same thing. Concerned what people think about your house? Wish your partner were better-looking?
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In dieting, getting a tan or going to the gym, choosing a Weimaraner over a rescue mutt, visiting an exhibition or shopping at Westfield, we are trying to acquire beauty to give us a personal competitive advantage. In , a group of London advertising folk, fatigued with the conventions of their trade, started The Ugly Modelling Agency. They wanted faces with character, not bland perfection. Look at the photographs from the time and you wonder what the fuss was about. Meanwhile, ever since the Francophile Nancy Mitford popularised the expression, we have had the idea of jolie-laide , a woman who can be attractive and ugly at the same time.
Mitford was herself an example. So too is Jeanne Moreau. Nature is not a reliable source of beauty and can be rather nasty.