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befitting

adjective

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1 following the established traditions of refined society and good taste
  • many voters feel that the womanizing governor has not acted in a befitting manner for someone who serves as the state's chief executive

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befitting

verb
present participle of befit

Synonyms of befitting (Entry 2 of 2)

to be fitting or proper
  • spoke politely of the deceased, as befitted the occasion

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The first known use of befitting was circa 1612

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“Befitting.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/befitting. Accessed 25 Sep. 2020.

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