uncomely

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From un- +‎ comely.

Adjective[edit]

uncomely (comparative uncomelier, superlative uncomeliest)

  1. Not comely.

Adverb[edit]

uncomely (comparative more uncomely, superlative most uncomely)

  1. In an uncomely way; inappropriately, unappealingly.
    • 1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, II.xi:
      The first troupe was a monstrous rablement / Of fowle misshapen wights, of which some were / Headed like Owles, with beckes vncomely bent [...].