befitting

[bih-fit-ing]
adjective
suitable; proper; becoming: planned with a befitting sense of majesty.

Origin:
1555–65; befit + -ing2

befittingly, adverb
befittingness, noun
unbefitting, adjective
well-befitting, adjective


appropriate, fitting, apt, seemly.


unsuitable, inappropriate, unbecoming.
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befit

[bih-fit]
verb (used with object), befitted, befitting.
to be proper or appropriate for; suit; fit: His clothes befit the occasion.

Origin:
1425–75; late Middle English; see be-, fit1

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befit (bɪˈfɪt)
 
vb , -fits, -fitting, -fitted
(tr) to be appropriate to or suitable for
 
[C15: from be- + fit1]
 
be'fitting
 
adj
 
be'fittingly
 
adv

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befit
mid-15c., from be- + fit (v.).

befitting
1560s, prp. adj. from befit (q.v.).
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Example sentences
Befitting their name, king penguins cut an impressive figure in the seabird court.
Befitting an incredibly popular series, the books are packed with chapter after chapter that abruptly end in cliffhangers.
Most new profs live in a manner befitting a peasant.
Yet it has foreign-exchange controls befitting an insular country, and
  pressures are mounting to get around them.
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