adjective \-ˈsēm-lē\

: not proper or appropriate for the situation : not seemly

Full Definition of UNSEEMLY

:  not seemly: as
a :  not according with established standards of good form or taste <unseemly bickering>
b :  not suitable for time or place :  inappropriate, unseasonable
un·seem·li·ness \-lē-nəs\ noun

Examples of UNSEEMLY

  1. He spent unseemly amounts of money on himself.
  2. <an unseemly interest in their host's income and expenses>

First Known Use of UNSEEMLY

14th century

Rhymes with UNSEEMLY



Definition of UNSEEMLY

:  in an unseemly manner

First Known Use of UNSEEMLY

14th century


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