: not becoming <an unbecoming dress>; especially : not according with the standards appropriate to one's position or condition of life <unbecoming conduct>
— un·be·com·ing·ly \-miŋ-lē\ adverb
— un·be·com·ing·ness noun
Examples of UNBECOMING
- That color is very unbecoming on her.
- <boorish behavior that is unbecoming to an officer>
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Related to UNBECOMING
- amiss, graceless, improper, inapposite, inapt, incongruous, incorrect, indecorous, inept, infelicitous, malapropos, perverse, unapt, inappropriate, unfit, unhappy, unseemly, unsuitable, untoward, wrong
- appropriate, becoming, befitting, correct, decorous, felicitous, fit, fitting, genteel, happy, meet, proper, right, seemly, suitable
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