Beautiful and Hideous


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Beautiful adjective – Very pleasing to look at.
Usage example: a strikingly beautiful child who is being eagerly pursued by all the modeling agencies

Hideous is an antonym for beautiful in topics: attractive, ugly, physically attractive.
Nearby Words: beauty, beautifully, beauteous
Antonyms for Beautiful


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Hideous adjective – Unpleasant to look at.
Usage example: wearing a hideous Halloween mask that made the kids all jump with fright

Beautiful is an antonym for hideous in topics: ugly, grotesque.
Nearby Words: hide, hideously
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Things that words describes

character beautiful character hideous character
baby beautiful baby hideous baby
man beautiful man hideous man
woman beautiful woman hideous woman
Other nouns: people, lady, body, race, men, creature, appearance, form, clothes, way, face, voice, version, women.

Both words in one sentence

  • Humanoid Abomination These masks can be beautiful or hideous, but usually within the realm of human expectation... except for the one element that's just wrong.
  • Film / Kingdom of Heaven Beauty Equals Goodness: Averted, as there are both beautiful and hideous people all along the morality spectrum.
  • Spider People Deckard Cain describes her as simultaneously beautiful and hideous to look at.
    Source: Spider People
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Hideous and Beautiful. (2016). Retrieved 2021, January 19, from
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Hideous or Beautiful. 2016. Accessed January 19, 2021.

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