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    untoward

    untoward - Dictionary definition and meaning for word untoward

    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
    Definition
    (adj) contrary to your interests or welfare
    Synonyms : adverse , inauspicious
    Example Sentence
    • adverse circumstances
    • made a place for themselves under the most untoward conditions
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for untoward

conditions which are not towards me are ==> untoward

my bike was TOWed and that was unfortunate.

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(unto)undo+(ward)word= if something in document is contrary to ur interest u will just undo those words.

Untoward - ill-timed, an unexpected happening.

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