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unprepossessing (ˌʌnpriːpəˈzɛsɪŋ Pronunciation for unprepossessing

Definitions

adjective

  1. not creating a favourable impression; unattractive

Synonyms

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= unattractive, unpleasant, unappealing, unsightly, uninviting, scuzzy

Example Sentences Including 'unprepossessing'

A squat, unprepossessing face, moustache, tiny round glasses that gave an intellectual air.
Nabb, Magdalen, Vagheggi, Paolo Prosecutor
His guide suddenly stopped before a delapidated café; outwardly, at least, it was unprepossessing in the extreme.
Maclean, Alistair The Lonely Sea
Quite how Neville has managed to find such an unprepossessing place for a party is beyond me.
Alex George LOVE YOU MADLY (2002)

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