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Meaning of UNBECOMING

Pronunciation:  `unbi'kuming

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  not in keeping with accepted standards of what is right or proper in polite society; "was buried with indecent haste"; "indecorous behavior"; "language unbecoming to a lady"; "unseemly to use profanity"; "moved to curb their untoward ribaldry"
  2. [adj]  considered inappropriate for or unattractive on a particular person; "an unbecoming style"
 

UNBECOMING is a 10 letter word that starts with U.

 

 Synonyms: improper, indecent, indecorous, uncomely, unseemly, untoward, unwearable
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Un`be*com"ing\, a. [Pref. un- not + becoming.]
Not becoming; unsuitable; unfit; indecorous; improper.

      My grief lets unbecoming speeches fall.  --Dryden.
-- {Un`be*com"ing*ly}, adv. -- {Un`be*com"ing*ness}, n.

 

 

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