un-seemlinesses

unseemly

[uhn-seem-lee]
adjective, unseemlier, unseemliest.
1.
not seemly; not in keeping with established standards of taste or proper form; unbecoming or indecorous in appearance, speech, conduct, etc.: an unseemly act; unseemly behavior.
2.
inappropriate for time or place: an unseemly hour.
adverb
3.
in an unseemly manner.

Origin:
1250–1300; Middle English; see un-1, seemly

unseemliness, noun


1. unbefitting, inappropriate. See improper.
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unseemly (ʌnˈsiːmlɪ)
 
adj
1.  not in good style or taste; unbecoming
2.  obsolete unattractive
 
adv
3.  rare in an unseemly manner
 
un'seemliness
 
n

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unseemly
early 14c., "unfitting, indecent," from un- (1) "not" + seemly. Cf. O.N. usoemiligr.
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