All this was extraordinarily distasteful to Churchill. It was ugly, gross. Never before had he felt such repulsion when the vicar displayed his characteristic bluntness or coarseness of speech. In the present connexion—or rather as a transition from the subject that started their conversation—such talk had been distressingly out of place.
He played an ugly trick on us.
Ill-natured; crossgrained; quarrelsome.
an ugly temper; to feel ugly
Unpleasant; disagreeable; likely to cause trouble or loss.
an ugly rumour; an ugly customer; an ugly wound
With all this competition, expect things to get ugly.
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I move noiselessly, eat my food carefully without uglying the dining table with its remnants, fold my bedsheets in neat rectangles and place them on the bed in perfect symmetry.
2012, Najib George Awad, And Freedom Became a Public-square, page 197:
There is time when the absence of either integrity or humility has uglied the face of the church before the world and turned Christianity into just another cocoon of condemnation and hypocrisy.
2014, Jonathan Crocker, A Dream of Hope and Sorrow
He had spent half of his journey mulling over how he would savour his revenge. He could already envision her pretty little form lying prone at his feet. He would take great pleasure in uglying her up a little before killing her.