An ugly mood.
An example of an ugly person is someone who is very unattractive and unpleasant to look at.
An example of an ugly attitude is a person who is mean and pessimistic all the time.
An example of ugly weather is a dark sky with storm clouds.
An ugly lie, habit, etc.
Ugly storm clouds.
An ugly temper; to feel ugly.
An ugly rumour; an ugly customer.
Ugly black clouds.
Origin of ugly
- Middle English frightful, repulsive from Old Norse uggligr from uggr fear
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Middle English ugly, uggely, uglike, from Old Norse uggligr (“fearful, dreadful, horrible in appearance"), from uggr (“fear, apprehension, dread") (possibly related to agg (“strife, hate")), equivalent to ug +"Ž -ly. Cognate with Scots ugly, uglie, Icelandic ugglegur. Meaning softened to "very unpleasant to look at" around the late 14th century, and sense of "morally offensive" attested from around 1300.