Definition for UG'LI-NESS

UG'LI-NESS, n. [from ugly.]

  1. Total want of beauty; deformity of person; as, old age and ugliness. Dryden.
  2. Turpitude of mind; moral depravity; lothesomeness. Their dull ribaldry must be offensive to any one who does not, for the sake of the sin, pardon the ugliness of its circumstances. South.

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