Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
1820 (Shelley), noun of action from uglify.
n. The process of being made ugly or uglified.
Usage examples of "uglification".
I scrounged ‘em for you as uglification, just to keep you meek and safe from harm.
I scrounged 'em for you as uglification, just to keep you meek and safe from harm.
Dominique's wrought iron streetlamps had not yet fallen prey to urban uglification in the form of lip-blacking mercury lamps, so Wormwood was able to amuse himself by watching his shadow slip out from beneath his feet and grow long before him, until the next lamp assumed domination and projected his shadow, ever shortening, behind him.