Examples of unseemly in a Sentence
He spent unseemly amounts of money on himself.
an unseemly interest in their host's income and expenses
Recent Examples of unseemly from the Web
So while there did appear to be something odd and unseemly to Trump’s relationship with Putin before, the president has now successfully put such concerns to rest.
The look and the odor of the gas tanks made the site unseemly to many American developers, but Italian construction firm Società Generale Immobiliare saw promise in the waterfront location.
Stuff that’s merely unseemly can send up a lot of smoke.
Some observers found him sympathetic, and many Germans thought it unseemly to bring charges against a man in his 90s who struggled to reach the witness stand with his walker.
This disparity is all the more unseemly since the FBI has started nosing around college basketball’s shady underbelly.
By that theory, the Legislature should stop acting so unseemly, stop defying the majority will of the people, and either limit their sessions accordingly or repeal the law.
Representatives for Sinclair told Politico that these deals are common and not unseemly.
The decision came after a television broadcast in which Nix was recorded suggesting unseemly practices to influence foreign elections.
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amiss, graceless, improper, inapposite, inappropriate, inapt, incongruous, incorrect, indecorous, inept, infelicitous, malapropos, perverse, unapt, unbecoming, unfit, unhappy, unsuitable, untoward, wrong;
out of place, out of the way;
Synonym Discussion of unseemly
- indecorous behavior
- improper use of campaign contributions
- remarried with unseemly haste
- conduct unbecoming to an officer
- indelicate expressions for bodily functions
UNSEEMLY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of unseemly for English Language Learners
: not proper or appropriate for the situation : not seemly
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