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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An appearance that is not attractive or beautiful; Having a drab or dowdy quality.

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  • Fine clothes could not conceal the girl's homeliness
  • It is this simplicity and 'homeliness' of the Queen which were so often misunderstood by those who could not realize how much she was at one with her people.
  • She lays special stress upon the "homeliness" and "courtesy" of God's dealings with us, "for love maketh might and wisdom full meek to us."
  • In these poems will be found that love of homeliness which is characteristic of all true poets ” and orators too, in as far as they are poets. for more
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