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Definition of the adjective unseemly

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adjective - degrees: more unseemly / unseemlier | most unseemly / unseemliest

  1. not in keeping with accepted standards of what is right or proper in polite society

Alternative definition of the adjective unseemly


  1. Inconsistent with established standards of good form or taste.

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Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis, Or, Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, Etc. : Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)

* UNSEEMLY. adj. Indecent; uncomely; unbecomiug.

Google previewA dictionary of synonyms of the English language, etc (1872)

Indecorous; indelicate ; unseemly; immodest; impure; unchaste; obscene; filthy. Indecision, (in-dé-sizhoun) n. Want of decision. SyN. Irresolution; shilly-shallying; hesitation; inconstancy; wavering. Indecisive, (in-dé-sis'iv) a. [In and decisive.] ...

Google previewA Dictionary of English Synonymes and Synonymous Or Parallel Expressions Designed as a Practical Guide to Aptness and Variety of Phraseology (1891)

by Richard Soule

Indecorous, improper, unbecoming, unseemly, ...

Google previewChambers School Dictionary

unseemly adjective unsuitable, improper: unseemly haste unseen adjective ...

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Video shows what unseemly means. Inconsistent with established standards of good form or taste.. Unseemly Meaning. How to pronounce, definition audio ...

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Do not allow children to mix drinks. It is unseemly and they use too much vermouth. (Steve Allen)
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Scrabble value of U1N1S1E1E1M3L1Y4

The value of this 8-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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