Ill-favored Ill`-fa"vored, Ill-favoured Ill`-fa"voured, a. Wanting beauty or attractiveness; unattractive; deformed; ugly; ill-looking; -- usually used of a face; as, an ill-favored countenance. [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5]

Ill-favored and lean-fleshed. --Gen. xli. 3. -- {Ill`-fa"vored*ly}, adv. -- {Ill`-fa"vored*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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  • ill-favored — ill favoredly, adv. ill favoredness, n. /il fay veuhrd/, adj. 1. unpleasant in appearance; homely or ugly. 2. offensive; unpleasant; objectionable. Also, esp. Brit., ill favoured. [1520 30] * * * …   Universalium

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