1. unseemly

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


  • untoward
  • uncomely
  • unbecoming
  • indecent
  • improper


  • decent
  • decorous
  • favorable
  • clean


  • unsemli (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Unseemly

  • extremely

How do you pronounce unseemly?

Pronounce unseemly as ənˈsimli.

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Example sentences of the word unseemly

1. Adjective
In Jerome, you will learn of other untimely and unseemly departures from this world.

Quotes containing the word unseemly

1. Very few people possess true artistic ability. It is therefore both unseemly and unproductive to irritate the situation by making an effort. If you have a burning, restless urge to write or paint, simply eat something sweet and the feeling will pass.
- Fran Lebowitz