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Synonyms for unbecoming
ˌʌn bɪˈkʌm ɪŋun·be·com·ing

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  1. unbecomingadjective

    unfit, indecorous, unsuitable, indecent, improper

    befitting, becoming, suiting

  2. unbecomingadjective

    Not flattering, attractive or appropriate.

    indecorous, unsuitable, improper, indecent, unfit

    becoming, befitting, suiting

  3. unbecomingadjective

    Not in keeping with the expected standards of one's position.

    unfit, indecorous, indecent, unsuitable, improper

    suiting, becoming, befitting

Princeton's WordNet

  1. indecent, indecorous, unbecoming, uncomely, unseemly, untowardadjective

    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"

    indelicate, indecorous, inauspicious, untoward, indecent, uncomely, unseemly, adverse


Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. unbecomingadjective

    indecorous, unsuitable, improper, indecent, unseemly

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. unbecomingadjective

    inappropriate, unseemly, unsuitable, indecorous

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  1. Goa Kerle:

    We come here to overcome and it would have been unbecoming had it not been so.

  2. Socrates:

    Remember what is unbecoming to do is also unbecoming to speak of.

  3. Kaela Bedics:

    Though I acknowledge that Mike Adams has a first amendment right to the freedom of speech, I find Mike Adams tweets contemptuous and unbecoming of a university professor, i can appreciate the desire to focus on more right-wing work and expose students to these ideas in the university setting, but Mike Adams methods of exposing students to these ideas are, in my opinion, unethical, a means to encourage harassment and violence, and targeted at minorities, women, and members of the LGBTQIA + community.

  4. Craig Holman:

    This is very unbecoming of the senator to rely on these types of sources for his funds and for raising funds from others, it really raises some questions as to his ability to discern the potentially corrupting influence of money.

  5. Andy Harris:

    Especially at a time of growing discord, to insinuate outright racial animosity by Republican members of Congress during legitimate debate about the merits and constitutionality of admitting the District of Columbia as a state is unbecoming of a representative and violates the rules of the House, mr. Jones thankfully realized his words were inappropriateand accepted the removal of the words from the record.

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