Definition of unbefitting in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌənbəˈfidiNG/


Not appropriate; unsuitable: unbefitting conduct
More example sentences
  • The committee found Mr Green guilty of unbefitting conduct but accepted no one had suffered from Mr Green's actions.
  • The breaches of the Rules in respect of which the Tribunal had found the Respondent's explanations unsatisfactory, did amount to conduct unbefitting a solicitor.
  • The Tribunal has found that Mr Wheeler was guilty of conduct unbefitting a solicitor for permitting Ms Harrison to work as she did.



Example sentences
  • Other than an unbefittingly comfortable chair set in the corner of the area he now stood in, the room was unfurnished.
  • I find it disturbing that the holiday planned for the third Monday in February, originally instituted to be a ‘family day’, is unbefittingly named Louis Riel Day.
  • And, unquestionably, we see how many are unbefittingly ingenious in catching at a pretext for inhumanity.


Example sentences
  • References to the unbefittingness of his death are also frequent.

Words that rhyme with unbefitting

fitting, sitting, unremitting, witting

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: un·be·fit·ting

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