Misbecoming
Misbecoming Mis`be*com"ing, a. Unbecoming. --Milton. -- {Mis`be*com"ing*ly}, adv. -- {Mis`be*com"ing*ness}, n. --Boyle. [1913 Webster]

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  • misbecoming — index inappropriate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • misbecoming — adj. unseemly, improper, indecorous, inappropriate, not proper; impolite; unsuitable ,mis·be come || ‚mɪsbɪ kÊŒm v. be unsuitable, be inappropriate for; be unbecoming to (e.g. her behavior misbecomes her position ) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • misbecoming — a. Unbecoming, unseemly, improper, indecorous …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • misbecoming — adjective Etymology: mis (I) + becoming archaic : unbecoming …   Useful english dictionary

  • Misbecomingly — Misbecoming Mis be*com ing, a. Unbecoming. Milton. {Mis be*com ing*ly}, adv. {Mis be*com ing*ness}, n. Boyle. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Misbecomingness — Misbecoming Mis be*com ing, a. Unbecoming. Milton. {Mis be*com ing*ly}, adv. {Mis be*com ing*ness}, n. Boyle. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Misseem — Mis*seem , v. i. 1. To make a false appearance. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 2. To misbecome; to be misbecoming. [Obs.] Spenser. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • misbecome — /mis bi kum /, v.t., misbecame, misbecome, misbecoming. to be unsuitable, unbecoming, or unfit for. [1520 30; MIS 1 + BECOME] * * * …   Universalium

  • inappropriate — I adjective alien, amiss, clashing, disagreeing, discordant, discrepant, disproportionate, dissonant, divergent, forced, gratuitous, impertinent, impolitic, improper, in bad taste, inadmissible, inapplicable, inapposite, inapt, incompatible,… …   Law dictionary

  • Undueness — (Roget s Thesaurus) >Absence of right. < N PARAG:Undueness >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 undueness undueness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 malum prohibitum malum prohibitum Sgm: N 1 impropriety impropriety Sgm: N 1 illegality illegality &c. 964 G …   English dictionary for students

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