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    unseemly

    unseemly - Dictionary definition and meaning for word unseemly

    Definition
    (adj) not in keeping with accepted standards of what is right or proper in polite society
    Example Sentence
    • was buried with indecent haste
    • indecorous behavior
    • language unbecoming to a lady
    • unseemly to use profanity
    • moved to curb their untoward ribaldry
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for unseemly

UN+SEEM- does not seem normal or proper in behavior

un seemly-> seeing me undress and becoming indecent.

sounds like "uncomely" which is not pleasing means improper behavior

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Unseemly - something that is UGLY, indecent, ungainly.

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