template [tem-pleyt/ tem-plit] / templet [tem-plit]
1. a pattern or mold, usually consisting of a thin plate of wood or metal, serving as a guide in technical work.
2. anything that determines or serves a pattern; a model.
3. the foundation that all future iterations deviate from.
1. very ugly; extremely unnatractive.
EX. My friend says the racial templates for character creation in Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim are ugly. At least they don't look as fugly as the characters of Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion.