Antonyms of UNHANDSOME

Examples of usage:

  1. Graham, as he sat with the letters before him, made all manner of excuses for her; and this he did the more eagerly, because he felt that he would have willingly made this affair a cause for breaking off his engagement, if his conscience had not told him that it would be unhandsome in him to do so. "Orley Farm" by Anthony Trollope
  2. Certainly, the French king, after such profuse and voluntary pledges, to confirm which he, moreover, offered his two sons and other great individuals as hostages, could not, without utterly disgracing himself, have taken any unhandsome advantage of the Emperor's presence in his dominions. "Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete" by John Lothrop Motley
  3. Men who had left the trade upon principle, and who had come forward, against their apparent interest, to serve the cause of humanity and justice, were looked upon as mercenaries and culprits, or as men of doubtful and suspicious character; they were brow- beaten; unhandsome questions were put to them; some were kept for four days under examination. "The History of the Rise, Progress and Accomplishment of the Abolition of the African Slave-Trade, by the British Parliament (1839)" by Thomas Clarkson
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