unseemly


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Synonyms for unseemly

Synonyms for unseemly

Synonyms for unseemly

not in keeping with accepted standards of what is right or proper in polite society

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I too, if I will, can brag and talk unseemly. We know one another's race and parentage as matters of common fame, though neither have you ever seen my parents nor I yours.
"Oh, Beth, he's sent you..." began Amy, gesticulating with unseemly energy, but she got no further, for Jo quenched her by slamming down the window.
All this unseemly rage and row about such a - a - Dorcas, I never saw you carry on like this before.
We cannot brush aside these extraordinarily serious allegations in an unseemly rush to confirm Judge Kavanaugh to a lifetime seat.
ISLAMABAD -- The Election Commission of Pakistan on Thursday barred Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan from using unseemly language for his political rivals during election campaigning - a practice that Khan's counsel initially seemed to defend but eventually relented, assuring the election body that his client would abide by its instructions.
Picking Kabul to escape to is particularly unseemly when 450 British service personnel died in a war Johnson backed.
So unfair did the system strike so many, that urgent reform was incorporated into a Labour election promise to tackle the unseemly profits being banked.
The deciding frame was settled at the unseemly hour of 12.30am as Dean Wheeler beat Danny Mycek on the black.
In one corner, an inscription says, "People here are all waiting for one person." The billboard stood out not just for its commanding size but also for the fact that the clerical establishment discourages as unseemly efforts to forecast the second coming or deem it imminent.
Remembrance is not about unseemly political point scoring - it's about remembrance.
Note to that camp: We didn't do that not because we found it unseemly, but because it would have been unseemly in how unfunny it would have been.
Thus, insult is a deliberate humiliation of honor and dignity of a person in an unseemly manner.
The Con-Dem coalition needs to get its administrative procedures in order so that formal procedures are in place to back up agreements between central government and devolved government, this would spare the electorate the unseemly school yard squabbling over who agreed to what.
This unseemly row achieves nothing for the commuters of South Wales whose lives would be drastically improved by electrifying the region's rail lines.
Now, it has emerged that Scottish Labour Party chairman Jackson Cullinane was aware, as early as last October, of the unseemly rush to sign up members.