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befitting

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of befitting

  1. 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 Synonyms of befitting proper, correct, decent, decorous, de rigueur, genteel, nice, polite, respectable, seemlyWords Related to befitting acceptable, adequate, satisfactory, tolerable; dress, dressy, formal; dignified, elegant, gracious; priggish, prim, stiff, stuffy; apt, material, relevant; compatible, congenial, harmonious; allowed, authorized, kosher, permittedNear Antonyms of befitting intolerable, unacceptable, unsatisfactory; casual, grungy, informal; seedy, shabby, tacky; banned, barred, disallowed; forbidden, interdicted, outlawed, prohibited, proscribed; awkward, gauche, ungracefulAntonyms of befitting improper, inappropriate, incorrect, indecent, indecorous, indelicate, unbecoming, ungenteel, unseemly

  2. 2 meeting the requirements of a purpose or situation a befitting reply to a civil question Synonyms of befitting applicable, appropriate, apt, becoming, fit, felicitous, fitted, fitting, good, happy, meet, pretty, proper, right, suitableWords Related to befitting condign, deserved, just, justified; needed, required, requisite; able, capable, competent, cut out, qualified, trained; pitch-perfect; acceptable, adequate, decent, kosher, satisfactory, serviceable, tolerable; correct, decorous, respectable, seemly; balanced, companionate, congruous, consonant, harmonious; rightfulNear Antonyms of befitting incapable, incompetent, inept, inexpert, unqualified, unskilled, unskillful, untrained; inadequate, intolerable, unacceptable, unsatisfactory; graceless, incorrect, indecorous; incompatible, uncongenialAntonyms of befitting improper, inapplicable, inapposite, inappropriate, inapt, incongruous, indecent, infelicitous, malapropos, misbecoming, unapt, unbecoming, unbeseeming, unfit, unfitting, unhappy, unmeet, unseemly, unsuitable, wrong



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