seemly

adjective
seem·ly | \ ˈsēm-lē \
seemlier; seemliest

Definition of seemly 

1a : good-looking, handsome

b : agreeably fashioned : attractive

2 : conventionally proper : decorous not seemly to brag about oneself

3 : suited to the occasion, purpose, or person : fit

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Other words from seemly

seemliness noun
seemly adverb

Examples of seemly in a Sentence

it would not be seemly to use the memorial service as a forum for your political views a young man of seemly appearance, robust health, and keen intelligence

First Known Use of seemly

13th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

History and Etymology for seemly

Middle English semely, from Old Norse sœmiligr, from sœmr fitting

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seemingness

seemless

seemlihead

seemly

seen

seenie bean

see off

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seemly

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English Language Learners Definition of seemly

: proper or appropriate for the situation

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