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Definition of the adjective unseemly
What does unseemly mean as an attribute of a noun?
adjective - degrees: more unseemly / unseemlier | most unseemly / unseemliest
- not in keeping with accepted standards of what is right or proper in polite society
Alternative definition of the adjective unseemly
- Inconsistent with established standards of good form or taste.
- antonym: seemly
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Encyclopaedia 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.
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.] ...
A 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, ...
unseemly adjective unsuitable, improper: unseemly haste unseen adjective ...
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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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