homely


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not handsome or beautiful

of a plain and unsophisticated nature

of or relating to the family or household

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lacking in physical beauty or proportion

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having a feeling of home

plain and unpretentious

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without artificial refinement or elegance

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The idea of the unit is to make it a homely environment for all mothers, including those with complications.
But apparently our house was too homely so they had to ship out our furniture and fittings and bring in a load of dark, depressing things.
They are fitted out to feel homely because having an environment where victims feel safe is very important.
WITH his homely good looks and charm, this actor has won fans the world over.
Yet the consciously atavistic terminology and choice of models, which project a kind of South-West, homely cheerfulness onto the building, cannot conceal an acute architectural intelligence at work.
THESE nurses at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary have raised more than pounds 550 to create a homely environment for patients receiving care in the stroke unit.
It is such a homely house and has a very Christmassy feel.
The face of KFC has swapped his natty white suit for a homely apron, which makes him look like.
Mrs Bush, a 59-year-old ex-librarian known for her homely style, ordered a complete redecoration.
They found it difficult to find one that offered a homely environment, while meeting early learning goals.
Tykka incorporates the sober modernist architecture and homely landscape of her native Finland into her work.
I for one will miss the warm, homely welcome of our local garage.
It's what any true heart would do, but it's the kind of profoundly homely thing that only the most sensitive and confident of contemporary filmmakers would even think of showing, let alone with all the respect such an act of simple, passionate hope deserves.
It's very homely inside and there's nothing fancy about the decor - which helps when you've just arrived on a bike
Powell will be joined by actress Joanna David to take the audience into the worlds of Charles Dickens, Rudyard Kipling and Thomas Hardy as well as introducing them to the homely delights of Mrs Beeton and Mrs Gaskell.