Examples of befitting in a Sentence
many voters feel that the womanizing governor has not acted in a befitting manner for someone who serves as the state's chief executive
a befitting reply to a civil question
Recent Examples of befitting from the Web
Additionally, this is an aesthetic wonder to run through, with sprite and animation design more befitting Sega's glorious Saturn era and brand-new music remixes that tip into high-gloss 32-bit goodness.
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First Known Use of befitting
Synonymsproper, correct, decent, decorous, de rigueur, genteel, nice, polite, respectable, seemly
Antonymsimproper, inappropriate, incorrect, indecent, indecorous, indelicate, unbecoming, ungenteel, unseemly
Related Wordsacceptable, adequate, satisfactory, tolerable; dress, dressy, formal; dignified, elegant, gracious; priggish, prim, stiff, stuffy; apt, material, relevant; compatible, congenial, harmonious; allowed, authorized, kosher, permitted
Near Antonymsintolerable, unacceptable, unsatisfactory; casual, grungy, informal; seedy, shabby, tacky; banned, barred, disallowed; forbidden, interdicted, outlawed, prohibited, proscribed; awkward, gauche, ungraceful
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