Definitions

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  • adv. In an unmeet way.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not fitly; improperly; unsuitably; unworthily.

Etymologies

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unmeet +‎ -ly

Examples

  • = Mirabella =, “a maiden fair, clad in mourning weeds, upon a mangy jade unmeetly set, with a lewd fool called Disdain” (canto 6).

    Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama A Revised American Edition of the Reader's Handbook, Vol. 3

  • It is on that one Tree-top, conspicuous among many thousands on the fine breast of wood -- here and there, a pine mingling not unmeetly with the prevailing oak -- that the forest-minstrel sits in his inspirations.

    Recreations of Christopher North, Volume 2

  • His comrade, gentle and brave, thou hast slain, and unmeetly hast stripped the armour from his head and shoulders; yet now for a while at least I will give into thy hands great might, in recompense for this, even that nowise shalt thou come home out of the battle, for Andromache to receive from thee Peleides 'glorious arms. "

    The Iliad

  • If not, as your future father-inlaw would say,” (a benevolent smile came over his face, and accorded not unmeetly with his glistening eyes,) — “If not, this parting was well made.”

    Woodstock

  • If not, as your future father-in-law would say, "(a benevolent smile came over his face, and accorded not unmeetly with his glistening eyes,) --" If not, this parting was well made. "

    Woodstock; or, the Cavalier

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