Unbecomingly
Unbecoming Un`be*com"ing, a. [Pref. un- not + becoming.] Not becoming; unsuitable; unfit; indecorous; improper. [1913 Webster]

My grief lets unbecoming speeches fall. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] -- {Un`be*com"ing*ly}, adv. -- {Un`be*com"ing*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]


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