Definitions for unbecomingˌʌn bɪˈkʌm ɪŋ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

un•be•com•ing*ˌʌn bɪˈkʌm ɪŋ(adj.)

  1. detracting from one's appearance, character, or reputation; unattractive or unseemly:

    an unbecoming hat; unbecoming language.

* Syn: See improper.

Origin of unbecoming:

1590–1600

un`be•com′ing•ness(n.)

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"

Wiktionary

  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

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