Definitions for untowardʌnˈtɔrd, -ˈtoʊrd

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  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"

  2. adverse, inauspicious, untoward(adj)

    contrary to your interests or welfare

    "adverse circumstances"; "made a place for themselves under the most untoward conditions"

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. untoward(Adjective)

    Unfavourable, adverse, or disadvantageous.

  2. untoward(Adjective)

    Unruly, troublesome.

  3. untoward(Adjective)

    Unseemly, improper.

  4. untoward(Adjective)

    side effects

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Untoward

    toward

  2. Untoward(adj)

    froward; perverse

  3. Untoward(adj)

    awkward; ungraceful

  4. Untoward(adj)

    inconvenient; troublesome; vexatious; unlucky; unfortunate; as, an untoward wind or accident

Anagrams of untoward »

  1. drawn out, drawn-out

  2. outdrawn

  3. Drawn out

  4. Drawn-out


Translations for untoward

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • desfavorable, adverso, impropio, problemático, desventajosoSpanish
  • déplacé, inopportun, nocif, désavantagieux, ennuyeux, irrégulierFrench
  • անբարենպաստ, անվայելուչ, կամակոր, համառ, ձախորդ, անվայել, անպատշաճ, անհնազանդ, դժբախտArmenian
  • onbetamelijk, vervelend, onregeld, schadelijk, ongunstig, onwelvoeglijkDutch
  • ufinNorwegian
  • nevhodnýSlovak

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