befitting

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adjective be·fit·ting \ -ˈfi-tiŋ \

Definition of befitting

befittingly

play \-tiŋ-lē\ adverb

Examples of befitting in a Sentence

  1. many voters feel that the womanizing governor has not acted in a befitting manner for someone who serves as the state's chief executive

  2. a befitting reply to a civil question

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First Known Use of befitting

circa 1612



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