Definitions

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  • v. To misbecome.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To misbecome.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not to become; not to be suitable to; misbecome.

Etymologies

un- +‎ become (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • "I had to 'unbecome' being a racist, but I'm not there yet."

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  • Brahmdev would greet me even when I was to 'unbecome' the Madam.

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  • Yea, but they say, “This cannot be: neither does this impeach the freedom of pardon; for it is certain that God does prescribe these things, and yet he pardons freely; and it would altogether unbecome the holy God to pardon sinners that continue so to live and die in their sins.”

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  • It might, perhaps, not unbecome this author to be a little more sparing of his correction, unless his authority were more than it is, and his skill, also, in the management of it; for at present those whom he attempts upon are altogether insensible of any effects of his severity.

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  • "No matter how much you want to, you never unbecome the place you came from," says novelist

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  • If more Republicans kept up with the developments in the country around around the world, they may unbecome Republicans.

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  • Nationality, like race, is something we are born with, but unlike race, it is something we can change ", you tell us, then go on to say nationality-baiting is less pernicious than race-baiting, because the victims of nationality-baiting have a choice -- they can unbecome French or Afghan or whatever, and nationality-baiters won't assault them.

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  • “unbecome,” “deathless,” “unchanging,” it may rea - sonably be regarded as constituting the essence of deity.

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  • I say it not in any way of any reproach to the doctor, only I cannot but think his careful warding of himself against the thoughts of men that he should be beholden to Grotius doth exceedingly unbecome the doctor’s gravity and self-denial.

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