Attractive and Homely


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Attractive adjective – Very pleasing to look at.
Usage example: generally the star of a TV commercial is an attractive person

Homely is an antonym for attractive in appealing topic.
Nearby Words: attract, attraction, attractiveness, attracted, attractively
Antonyms for Attractive


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Homely adjective – Unpleasant to look at.
Usage example: a vast family fortune can make even the homeliest of women seem like good marriage material

Attractive is an antonym for homely in topics: ordinary, unattractive.
Nearby Words: home, homey, homeliness
Antonyms for Homely
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Things that words describes

girl attractive girl homely girl
friend attractive friend homely friend
model attractive model homely model
man attractive man homely man
Other nouns: woman, female, boy, appearance, daughter, sister, friends.

Both words in one sentence

  • Series / Reno 911! She Cleans Up Nicely: Weigel is usually treated as Hollywood homely, but on more than one occasion she's been cleaned up and the others are shocked at how attractive she is.
  • The Glorious War of Sisterly Rivalry Even as adults, Jackie is attractive but flaky while Roseanne is homely but down to earth.
  • Very often gamers are given Geek Physiques unless they are female (where they are instead portrayed as Hollywood Nerd or Hollywood Homely and thus incredibly attractive).
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