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"
adverse, inauspicious, untoward(adj)
contrary to your interests or welfare
"adverse circumstances"; "made a place for themselves under the most untoward conditions"
Unfavourable, adverse, or disadvantageous.
inconvenient; troublesome; vexatious; unlucky; unfortunate; as, an untoward wind or accident
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
un-tō′ard, adj. not easily guided: froward: awkward: inconvenient—also Untō′wardly.—n. Untō′wardliness.—adv. Untō′wardly.—n. Untō′wardness.
drawn out, drawn-out
The numerical value of untoward in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of untoward in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
A ragged colt may prove a good horse. And so may an untoward slovenly boy prove a decent and useful man.
They can come and ask and speak to us. We'll be here waiting, this event was completely fortuitous; there was nothing untoward.
Our members take their responsibilities in this area extremely seriously, and were something untoward to be found out by this review, I would be surprised.
If you react to that by piling more intervention on intervention, you encourage more untoward risk taking and you end up with even greater amount of mis-priced risk.
Throughout the trip, Otto behaved as a typical tourist - taking pictures, enjoying himself. We had no indication that anything untoward had happened until the airport.
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Translations for untoward
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- صعب المراسArabic
- 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
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