Definition of unattractive adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˌʌnəˈtræktɪv//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌʌnəˈtræktɪv//
    Describing clothes
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  1. 1not attractive or pleasant to look at an unattractive brown colour See related entries: Describing clothes
  2. 2not good, interesting or pleasant one of the unattractive aspects of the free market economy
  3. opposite attractive
    Extra examples He was an unattractive character: selfish, moody and arrogant. His face creased into an unattractive smile. Repeat surgery is often a very risky and unattractive proposition. She was faced with a difficult choice between two equally unattractive alternatives. The women were young and not unattractive. This is one of the more unattractive aspects of the free market economy.
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