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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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In the final analysis, ode discourse is, rhetorically and aesthetically, the "chant energique" par excellence for expressing the sublime (281).
And judging from the testimonials from satisfied customers, the team at Aesthetically You are achieving just that.
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.
Whether you are looking for some company by your kitchen window box while you do dishes or you need help pollinating your vegetable garden, this book serves up tips and ideas for plants that attract a wide variety of aesthetically pleasing and useful birds and insects, with a focus on achieving this goal in a small space, Creeser profiles 95 plants that thrive in a container, window box, or small patch of land.
The custom-made recycling containers are a perfect fit both aesthetically and economically.
Based on these findings, the author concludes that this dressing is effective, comfortable, aesthetically acceptable, and can be worn continuously for 7 consecutive days without complications.
protections are becoming integral to people's lives, and groups are looking for ways to make them attractive and aesthetically pleasing,'' said David Dickinson, the company's senior vice president.
Although aesthetically pleasing, experienced pool hustlers know that brick can hurt ya.
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.
Nature is aesthetically "responsible," as Einstein suggested; and as Froth implies, even at its most organically fluid, nature is also aesthetically "comprehensible" in a perceptual ecstasy.
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.
This helps us to increase accuracies and gives us the tools to explore more inventive and aesthetically pleasing designs.
Prior to the renovation, Aaron Burr Hall was known as a bland and aesthetically unappealing academic building," says David Zaiser, partner at KSS.
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.