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  1. beseeming

    That is becoming in dress which suits the complexion, figure, and other qualities of the wearer, so as to produce on the whole a pleasing effect. That is decent which does not offend modesty or propriety. That is suitable which is adapted to the age, station, situation, and other circumstances of the wearer; coarse, heavy boots are suitable for farm-work; a juvenile style of dress is not suitable for an old lady. In conduct much the same rules apply. The dignity and gravity of a patriarch would not be becoming to a child; at a funeral lively, cheery sociability would not be decorous, while noisy hilarity would not be decent; sumptuous display would not be suitable for a poor person. Fit is a compendious term for whatever fits the person, time, place, occasion, etc.; as, a fit person; a fit abode; a fit place. Fitting, or befitting, is somewhat more elegant, implying a nicer adaptation. Meet, a somewhat archaic word, expresses a moral fitness; as, meet for heaven. Compare BEAUTIFUL.

    Synonyms:
    becoming, befitting, comely, congruous, decent, decorous, fit, fitting, graceful, meet, neat, proper, seemly, suitable, worthy

    Antonyms:
    awkward, ill-becoming, ill-fitting, improper, indecent, indecorous, unbecoming, unfit, unseemly, unsuitable

    Preposition:
    The dress was becoming to the wearer. Such conduct was becoming in him.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. beseeming

    Synonyms:
    befitting, belonging, suitable, appertaining, consistent, compatible, requisite, decent, graceful

    Antonyms:
    unbefitting, unseemly, unsuitable, improper, indecent, ungraceful

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    An antonym of "spellbound"
    • A. disenchanted
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    • C. fascinated
    • D. transfixed

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