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sightly

adjective sight·ly \-lē\

Definition of SIGHTLY

1
:  pleasing to the sight :  attractive
2
:  affording a fine view
sight·li·ness noun
sightly adverb

Examples of SIGHTLY

  1. <the calligrapher's sightly handwriting would be desirable on the diplomas>

First Known Use of SIGHTLY

1534

Related to SIGHTLY

Synonyms
aesthetic (also esthetic or aesthetical or esthetical), attractive, beauteous, bonny (also bonnie) [chiefly British], comely, cute, drop-dead, fair, fetching, good, good-looking, goodly, gorgeous, handsome, knockout, likely, lovely, lovesome, pretty, ravishing, seemly, beautiful, stunning, taking, well-favored
Antonyms
grotesque, hideous, homely, ill-favored, plain, ugly, unaesthetic, unattractive, unbeautiful, uncomely, uncute, unhandsome, unlovely, unpleasing, unpretty, unsightly

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