Synonyms and Antonyms of untoward
- tried to reason with the untoward child
adamant, adamantine, dogged, hardheaded, headstrong, immovable, implacable, inflexible, mulish, obdurate, obstinate, opinionated, peevish, pertinacious, pigheaded, rigid, self-willed, stubborn, unbending, uncompromising, unrelenting, unyielding
- dogs trying to drive the untoward flock through the gate
out of hand
- reassured me that the medication had no untoward side effects
damaging, deleterious, destructive, detrimental, fatal, harmful, hurtful, ill, injurious, lethal, malignant, murderous, noxious, pernicious, poisonous, ruinous, threatening, troublesome, unhealthy, wounding
- There was nothing untoward about his remarks.
out of place, out of the way
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