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Definitions and meanings of "Unprepossessing"

What do we mean by unprepossessing?

Not overtly impressive; unremarkable; nondescript. adjective

Not prepossessing; not attractive or engaging; unpleasing: as, a person of unprepossessing appearance.

Unimpressive or unremarkable; dull and ordinary; nondescript. adjective

Creating an unfavorable or neutral first impression adjective

Unimpressive or unremarkable; dull and ordinary; nondescript.

Repulsive, unattractive, unappealing to the eye. Urban Dictionary

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The word "unprepossessing" in example sentences

And certain unprepossessing countries in even less prepossessing regions — Venezuela, Costa Rica, Russia, South Africa, and Tanzania — are acquiring brave, plucky innovators. ❋ P. J. O'Rourke (2007)

'unprepossessing' by the media and with Britain's Got Talent judge Amanda Holden announcing on talkSPORT that 'We think she looks a bit like Eddie Large, poor woman', Susan Boyle booked herself in for an eyebrow shape, haircut and colour, and then went on a modest shopping spree. ❋ Unknown (2009)

Gastronomically, however, it's a desert, with only one serious oasis at its southern edge in the unprepossessing bourg of Magescq. ❋ Marlowe Hood (2011)

They set up home in "Poverty Point", an unprepossessing area in Westmoreland County, east of Pittsburgh. ❋ Unknown (2011)

Returning to his own unprepossessing patch of auto show real estate — five cars parked on a stretch of carpet — Zhou assessed the surrounding opulence: Those beautiful vehicles are for the very handsome men, those high in society. ❋ Unknown (2009)

It makes an unprepossessing grave, but Liam's body was found here by coastguards on 29 November, around a week after he was killed. ❋ Unknown (2011)

"He was a rather unprepossessing character as a young man," said Thamer. ❋ Kate Connolly In Berlin (2010)

Rembrandt's recasting of Christ culminates in the 1648 "Supper at Emmaus," where the unprepossessing figure of Christ seems almost stunned, slack with preoccupation, rapt in a conversation no one else hears. ❋ Unknown (2011)

He'd have to return to both houses, and take what he'd left there as a chubby ten-year-old, a similarly unprepossessing sixteen-year-old, the eighteen-year-old who somehow knew that leaving necessitated a distant return, a return Milo was only now fully facing. ❋ Peter Kispert (2011)

The first two are adorably cute, saucer-eyed pups, the third a rather straggly and unprepossessing mongrel. ❋ Pete Cashmore (2010)

He'd have to return to both houses, and take what he'd left there as a chubby ten-year-old, a similarly unprepossessing sixteen-year-old, the eighteen-year-old with the courage to leave his home with one suitcase of clothing and, for some reason he never understood, an old quilt. ❋ Peter Kispert (2011)

Wilson figures prominently in "Pictures, Passions and Eye," from his genteel aesthetic judgment poor-quality pictures were "unprepossessing" to his landing the celebrated Goldschmidt collection in 1958, beating out Christie's. ❋ Maxwell Carter (2011)

Baggy, shapeless, colorless, they were as unprepossessing as a shroud. ❋ Kristine Douglas (2011)

Here he spent several lonely and depressing months, eminently disgusted with the unprepossessing appearance of the Indian maidens, and greatly worried by his growing sons who stood in need of a mother's care. ❋ Unknown (2010)

To my inexperienced eye they appeared more unprepossessing than ever. ❋ Unknown (2010)

And in a small park, bordered by modest gray cottages owned by the de Menil Foundation, stands the initially unprepossessing Rothko Chapel, a 20th-century melding of art and religion that represents the joint vision of an artist, his patrons and other collaborators. ❋ Willard Spiegelman (2011)

It's immediately recognisable as a Shane Meadows picture both through the harsh, handheld, in-your-face aesthetic, indebted to the realism of Ken Loach and Mike Leigh, and the now familiar, unprepossessing mug of Meadows himself. ❋ Philip French (2010)

Rather, from an unprepossessing 27th-floor cubicle overlooking the Brooklyn Bridge in Manhattan, he may do something just as important. ❋ Matt Phillips (2011)

Damn, [son]. She said he was so unprepossessing only a [mother], only a mother could [love him]. ❋ Mikefresh (2011)

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