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1. unbecoming

adjective. ['ˌənbɪˈkʌmɪŋ, ˌənbiːˈkʌmɪŋ'] not in keeping with accepted standards of what is right or proper in polite society.

Synonyms

  • untoward
  • uncomely
  • indecent
  • improper
  • unseemly

Antonyms

  • decent
  • decorous
  • favorable
  • clean

Etymology

  • becoming (English)
  • un- (English)
  • on- (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Unbecoming

  • forthcoming
  • succumbing
  • strumming
  • plumbing
  • drumming
  • thumbing
  • summing
  • numbing
  • humming
  • dumbing
  • cumming

Example sentences of the word unbecoming


1. Noun, singular or mass
That would be seen as an act unbecoming of a National Honor Society Member.

2. Verb, gerund or present participle
Such foliage makes the top of the pool look unbecoming.

3. Adjective
Previously, the unbecoming adobe-style kitchen was in a different part of the home.

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