Definitions for unbecomingˌʌn bɪˈkʌm ɪŋ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. indecent, indecorous, unbecoming, uncomely, unseemly, untoward(adj)

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

    "was buried with indecent haste"; "indecorous behavior"; "language unbecoming to a lady"; "unseemly to use profanity"; "moved to curb their untoward ribaldry"


  1. unbecoming(Adjective)

    Not flattering, attractive or appropriate.

  2. unbecoming(Adjective)

    Not in keeping with the expected standards of one's position.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unbecoming(adj)

    not becoming; unsuitable; unfit; indecorous; improper

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Unbecoming

    un-bē-kum′ing, adj. not becoming: unsuited to the wearer, the place, &c.: not befitting, indecorous, improper.—adv. Unbecom′ingly.—n. Unbecom′ingness.

  2. Unbecoming

    un-bē-kum′ing, n. the transition from existence to non-existence.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unbecoming in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unbecoming in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Aristotle:

    It is unbecoming for young men to utter maxims.

  2. Socrates:

    Remember what is unbecoming to do is also unbecoming to speak of.

  3. Craig Holman:

    This is very unbecoming of the senator to rely on these types of sources for his funds and for raising funds from others, it really raises some questions as to his ability to discern the potentially corrupting influence of money.

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