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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Home·li·ness, n.
 1. Domesticity; care of home. [Obs.] “Wifely homeliness.”
 2. Familiarity; intimacy. [Obs.]
 3. Plainness; want of elegance or beauty.
 4. Coarseness; simplicity; want of refinement; as, the homeliness of manners, or language.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: lacking stylishness or neatness [syn: dowdiness, drabness]
      2: an appearance that is not attractive or beautiful; "fine
         clothes could not conceal the girl's homeliness" [syn: plainness]