Definition of unpicturesque in English:

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unpicturesque

Pronunciation: /ˌʌnpɪktʃəˈrɛsk/

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adjective

Not picturesque: a dreary unpicturesque village
More example sentences
  • Hilary Mantel was born in 1952 and brought up in an unpicturesque village in Derbyshire, in the northwest of England.
  • Far better for society's conscience, then, that a bum should fall through the cracks and freeze to death on a park bench, than that he should live an unpicturesque life in an SRO, within the bounds of society.
  • When he depicts a bridge, as he frequently does, he chooses an unpicturesque bridge, which offers an excuse for making a striking pattern of light and shade.

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