Eyesore meaning

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A thing that is unpleasant to look at.
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Something, such as a distressed building, that is unpleasant or offensive to view.
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A displeasing sight; something prominently ugly or unsightly.

The building, towering over its surroundings with its square concrete frame and reflective walls of gold-tinted glass, was an eyesore visible throughout the city.

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Origin of eyesore

  • From Middle English eiesor, equivalent to eye +‎ sore.

    From Wiktionary