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Definition of unseemly adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

unseemly

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ʌnˈsiːmli//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ʌnˈsiːmli//
 
(old-fashioned or formal)
 
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(of behaviour, etc.) not polite or suitable for a particular situation synonym improper opposite seemlyExtra examples He had become embroiled in an unseemly dispute with the club president. It was considered unseemly to talk in such a way in front of the children. There followed an unseemly rush for the exits.
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