Definition of unaesthetic in English:


Line breaks: un|aes¦thet¦ic
Pronunciation: /ʌniːsˈθɛtɪk
, ʌnɛs-/


1Not visually pleasing; unattractive: the control tower provides an unaesthetic foreground to the mountains he found the manner in which they were constructed unaesthetic
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  • Like much of urban Trinidad, this appears to be a functional if unaesthetic sprawl of small businesses, shops, fast-food outlets, homes, temples, mosques and Hindu prayer flags.
  • He shunned the fury of the senses and what Keats called ‘ruffian passion’, which Boucher perceived as not merely unpolished and irrational but also as supremely unaesthetic.
  • ‘It's unaesthetic,’ and I suggested she wear something to pack it in.
1.1Not motivated by aesthetic principles: bright young people still wanted to go into publishing despite the fact that it was as underpaid as it was unaesthetic in its aims

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