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Overview of adj untoward

The adj untoward has 2 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) indecent, indecorous, unbecoming, uncomely, unseemly, untoward

(not in keeping with accepted standards of what is right or proper in polite society; "was buried with indecent haste"; "indecorous behavior"; "language unbecoming to a lady"; "unseemly to use profanity"; "moved to curb their untoward ribaldry")

2. adverse, inauspicious, untoward

(contrary to your interests or welfare; "adverse circumstances"; "made a place for themselves under the most untoward conditions") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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