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aesthetically challenged

Distinctly unattractive or unpleasant to the eye; homely. A euphemistic and humorously politically correct term, usually said of a person. Primarily heard in UK. Deborah's new boyfriend is a bit aesthetically challenged, but she loves him and I guess that's all that counts.
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Likewise the work in question would be aesthetically defective.
In the final analysis, ode discourse is, rhetorically and aesthetically, the "chant energique" par excellence for expressing the sublime (281).
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Based on these findings, the author concludes that the malleable dressing is effective, comfortable, aesthetically acceptable, and can be worn for 7 days without complications.
Her older works--Round Dance (1985), Slow Retreat From Center (1990), and A Sense of Order (1990)--attend to these qualities with intense precision and fierce punctuality, but their cool demeanor left me wanting something more of them aesthetically.
If the fall is seen as a narratively continuous event, prepared for by the characterization of unfallen Adam and especially unfallen Eve, then morally the fall ceases to seem an absolutely free choice, and aesthetically Paradise Lost seems to be in conflict with its frequent assertions that the fall is surprising.
Wm Ohs President Robert Cilli, says, "Wm Ohs kitchens are not only aesthetically gorgeous and created with top quality craftsmanship, but are now more environmentally-friendly than ever.
Prior to the renovation, Aaron Burr Hall was known as a bland and aesthetically unappealing academic building," says David Zaiser, partner at KSS.
SIR: Gleneagles Community Centre (AR October, p67) is aesthetically very pleasing and appears to camouflage itself very nicely with the surrounding environment, not that I know anything about these things as I am only a lowly office manager.
For areas of deep shade in side yards, low alcoves or corners of interior courtyards, or for hot sun areas where sprinklers have no access, colored stones are an aesthetically pleasing way of covering otherwise bare ground.
That would be too simplistic, and anyway, where they stand, either aesthetically or morally, should be of little concern to us.
While I appreciate them aesthetically, I'd also like to understand why their anthocyanin production is different.
The new MEDPOR[R] Petite Nasal Dorsum has a tapered profile to provide a more aesthetically pleasing nose for Asian rhinoplasty patients.
Yet few literary and religious scholars have ever argued that the "Journey" ranks among Erasmus' most influential or aesthetically pleasing works.
This helps us to increase accuracies and gives us the tools to explore more inventive and aesthetically pleasing designs.