hard-favoured

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hard-favoured (comparative more hard-favoured, superlative most hard-favoured)

  1. Having hard or stern features; unattractive.
    • 1697, Virgil, “Pastoral 4”, in John Dryden, transl., The Works of Virgil: Containing His Pastorals, Georgics, and Æneis. [], London: [] Jacob Tonson, [], OCLC 403869432:
      Vulcan [] was so hard-favoured, that both his parents frowned on him, and Jupiter threw him out of heaven.