from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Unbeseeming; not fit or becoming.


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  • The Clinton people appear to exploit the unseeming faith of these electorates but the tide is changing.

    Obama: 'We need change in America'

  • After the MILLIONS in corporate cash you suck up with such unseeming glee, you DO NOT stand there WITH YOUR BALD FACE HANGING OUT scolding ANYONE about campaign finance.

    PA-SEN: Is Green Party A Wholly Santorum-Sponsored Affair?

  • This unseeming "debate" came up because once again the oil minister/PDVSA president Ramirez skipped his nth interpellation, and for the nth time was "excused" by the National Assembly chair, running short on excuses and thus resorting to insulting people who only want to know what is going on, which are the real numbers.

    Playing PDVSA hide and seek in Venezuela

  • Now Madame, let me further give you to understand, that I am a religious person, and a pilgrime, and therefore am well acquainted with all the courses of their dealing; if therefore I speake somewhat more amply of them, and for your good, it can not be so unseeming for mee to doe it, as it would appeare ugly in another.

    The Decameron

  • There is also going to be a rather unseeming and rather peculiar barter dispute across the Atlantic between the Europeans and the Americans.

    CNN Transcript Mar 20, 2003

  • COOPER: Well, I just -- I can't reconcile -- I have a hard time reconciling your support for what he did and your unseeming -- unwillingness to take those steps yourself.

    CNN Transcript Sep 2, 2003

  • Jackson was surprised to find her taken by his unseeming wiles.


  • A senior naval officer on Wednesday appeared before a court martial at Simon's Town on charges related to unseeming behaviour and disobeying commands.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The Pan Africanist Congress on Monday added its voice to that of the African National Congress in condemning what it termed the government's unseeming haste in pushing through a blanket amnesty for political offenders.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • In this extract is at once seen the animus by which Pitt was actuated in this contest; and the light in which the house and the public were disposed to look upon the object of his unseeming vindictiveness.

    The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.III. From George III. to Victoria


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