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

 ug·ly /ˈʌgli/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ug·ly a. [Compar. Uglier superl. Ugliest.]
 1. Offensive to the sight; contrary to beauty; being of disagreeable or loathsome aspect; unsightly; repulsive; deformed.
    The ugly view of his deformed crimes.   --Spenser.
    Like the toad, ugly and venomous.   --Shak.
 O, I have passed a miserable night,
 So full of ugly sights, of ghastly dreams.   --Shak.
 2. Ill-natured; crossgrained; quarrelsome; as, an ugly temper; to feel ugly. [Colloq. U. S.]
 3. Unpleasant; disagreeable; likely to cause trouble or loss; as, an ugly rumor; an ugly customer. [Colloq.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ug·ly n. A shade for the face, projecting from the bonnet. [Colloq. Eng.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ug·ly, v. t. To make ugly. [R.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: displeasing to the senses and morally revolting; "an ugly
             face"; "ugly furniture"; "war is ugly" [ant: beautiful]
      2: deficient in beauty; "ugly gray slums"
      3: inclined to anger or bad feelings with overtones of menace;
         "a surly waiter"; "an ugly frame of mind" [syn: surly]
      4: morally reprehensible; "would do something as despicable as
         murder"; "ugly crimes"; "the vile development of slavery
         appalled them" [syn: despicable, vile, unworthy]
      5: threatening or foreshadowing evil or tragic developments; "a
         baleful look"; "forbidding thunderclouds"; "his tone
         became menacing"; "ominous rumblings of discontent";
         "sinister storm clouds"; "a sinister smile"; "his
         threatening behavior"; "ugly black clouds"; "the situation
         became ugly" [syn: baleful, forbidding, menacing, minacious,
          minatory, ominous, sinister, threatening]
      6: provoking horror; "an atrocious automobile accident"; "a
         frightful crime of decapitation"; "an alarming, even
         horrifying, picture"; "war is beyond all words horrible"-
         Winston Churchill; "an ugly wound" [syn: atrocious, frightful,
          horrifying, horrible]
      [also: ugliest, uglier]