Antonyms of adj ugly

4 senses of ugly

Sense 1
ugly (vs. beautiful) -- (displeasing to the senses; "an ugly face"; "ugly furniture")

beautiful (vs. ugly) -- (delighting the senses or exciting intellectual or emotional admiration; "a beautiful child"; "beautiful country"; "a beautiful painting"; "a beautiful theory"; "a beautiful party")
        => beauteous -- ((poetic )beautiful, especially to the sight)
        => bonny, bonnie, comely, fair, sightly -- (very pleasing to the eye; "my bonny lass"; "there's a bonny bay beyond"; "a comely face"; "young fair maidens")
        => dishy -- ((informal British) sexually attractive; "a dishy blonde")
        => exquisite -- (of extreme beauty; "her exquisite face")
        => fine-looking, good-looking, better-looking, handsome, well-favored, well-favoured -- (pleasing in appearance especially by reason of conformity to ideals of form and proportion; "a fine-looking woman"; "a good-looking man"; "better-looking than her sister"; "very pretty but not so extraordinarily handsome"- Thackeray; "our southern women are well-favored"- Lillian Hellman)
        => glorious, resplendent, splendid, splendiferous -- (having great beauty and splendor; "a glorious spring morning"; "a glorious sunset"; "splendid costumes"; "a kind of splendiferous native simplicity")
        => gorgeous -- (dazzlingly beautiful; "a gorgeous Victorian gown")
        => lovely -- (appealing to the emotions as well as the eye)
        => picturesque -- (suggesting or suitable for a picture; pretty as a picture; "a picturesque village")
        => pretty -- (pleasing by delicacy or grace; not imposing; "pretty girl"; "pretty song"; "pretty room")
        => pretty-pretty -- (ostentatiously or inappropriately pretty)
        => pulchritudinous -- (used of persons only; having great physical beauty; "pulchritudinous movie stars")
        => ravishing -- (stunningly beautiful; "a ravishing blonde")
        => scenic -- (used of locations; having beautiful natural scenery; "scenic drives")
        => stunning -- (strikingly beautiful or attractive; "quite stunning with large dark eyes and a beautiful high-bosomed figure"; "stunning photographs of Canada's wilderness areas")

Sense 2
surly, ugly -- (inclined to anger or bad feelings with overtones of menace; "a surly waiter"; "an ugly frame of mind")

INDIRECT (VIA ill-natured) -> good-natured -- (having an easygoing and cheerful disposition; "too good-natured to resent a little criticism"; "the good-natured policeman on our block"; "the sounds of good-natured play")

Sense 3
despicable, ugly, vile, slimy, unworthy, worthless, wretched -- (morally reprehensible; "would do something as despicable as murder"; "ugly crimes"; "the vile development of slavery appalled them"; "a slimy little liar")

INDIRECT (VIA evil) -> good -- (morally admirable)

Sense 4
atrocious, frightful, horrifying, horrible, ugly -- (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")

INDIRECT (VIA alarming) -> unalarming -- (not alarming; assuaging alarm)

Similarity of adj ugly

4 senses of ugly

Sense 1
ugly (vs. beautiful) -- (displeasing to the senses; "an ugly face"; "ugly furniture")
       => disfigured -- (having the appearance spoiled; "a disfigured face"; "strip mining left a disfigured landscape")
       => evil-looking -- (having an evil appearance)
       => fugly -- ((slang) extremely ugly)
       => grotesque, monstrous -- (distorted and unnatural in shape or size; abnormal and hideous; "tales of grotesque serpents eight fathoms long that churned the seas"; "twisted into monstrous shapes")
       => hideous, repulsive -- (so extremely ugly as to be terrifying; "a hideous scar"; "a repulsive mask")
       => ill-favored, ill-favoured -- (usually used of a face; "an ill-favored countenance")
       => scrofulous -- (having a diseased appearance resembling scrofula; "our canoe...lay with her scrofulous sides on the shore"- Farley Mowat)
       => unlovely, unpicturesque -- (without beauty or charm)
       => unsightly -- (unpleasant to look at; "unsightly billboards")
          Also See-> displeasing#1; unattractive#1; awkward#2

Sense 2
surly, ugly -- (inclined to anger or bad feelings with overtones of menace; "a surly waiter"; "an ugly frame of mind")
       => ill-natured (vs. good-natured) -- (having an irritable and unpleasant disposition)

Sense 3
despicable, ugly, vile, slimy, unworthy, worthless, wretched -- (morally reprehensible; "would do something as despicable as murder"; "ugly crimes"; "the vile development of slavery appalled them"; "a slimy little liar")
       => evil (vs. good) -- (morally bad or wrong; "evil purposes"; "an evil influence"; "evil deeds")

Sense 4
atrocious, frightful, horrifying, horrible, ugly -- (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")
       => alarming (vs. unalarming) -- (frightening because of an awareness of danger)

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