unseemly

All Adjective Adverb
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  • He was not appointed professor by you for any such unseemly purpose. Cited from A Public Appeal for Redress to Harvard University, by F. E. Abbot
  • She who came and thrust herself into his home last night in her unseemly conduct. Cited from Verner's Pride, by Mrs. Henry Wood
  • It will be unseemly if he should get nothing to-day. Cited from The Adventures of Odysseus and The Tales of Troy, by Padriac Colum
  • There was nothing unseemly in it all, death had come so suddenly. Cited from Indiscreet Letters From Peking, by B. L. Putman Weale
  • I don't wish to show an unseemly curiosity about your private affairs. Cited from King Arthur's Socks, by Floyd Dell
  • No doubt to him a boy with long hair was unseemly. Cited from English Literature For Boys and Girls,
  • To his mind the unusual and the unseemly were always one and the same. Cited from Round Anvil Rock, by Nancy Huston Banks
  • Some were getting ready to die in a most unseemly manner. Cited from Tomaso's Fortune and Other Stories, by H. Merriman
  • Philip saw that he felt he had asked an unseemly question. Cited from Of Human Bondage, by W. Somerset Maugham
  • HENCE, sir, my breaking in upon you at this unseemly hour in the morning. Cited from Kennedy Square, by F. Hopkinson Smith
  • I cannot count you if you swarm around the boat in that unseemly fashion! Cited from The Log of a Privateersman, by Harry Collingwood
  • And remember that what is done by so many cannot be deemed unseemly. Cited from La Fiammetta, by Giovanni Boccaccio
  • Take off those unseemly weapons, which are far from suited for my student son. Cited from Marcus: the Young Centurion, by George Manville Fenn
  • Never let him appear before her eyes in such unseemly trim. Cited from Sidonia The Sorceress V1, by William Mienhold
  • She sings to let them know that she has an unseemly voice.
  • He gave them details and declared that in his opinion it would be unseemly to attempt to leave until the following day. Cited from The Grey Room, by Eden Phillpotts
  • O you do act wonderful unseemly for a young lady. Cited from Six Plays, by Florence Henrietta Darwin
  • His wife could not understand why his behaviour was so unseemly. Cited from Garman and Worse, by Alexander Lange Kielland
  • Neither Eric nor his wife said a word to him about his unseemly behaviour. Cited from The Emperor of Portugalia, by Selma Lagerlof
  • They sat up till a most unseemly hour talking over the details of that long trek. Cited from Burned Bridges, by Bertrand W. Sinclair
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