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unsoldierly

Line breaks: un|sol¦dier¦ly
Pronunciation: /ʌnˈsəʊldʒəli
 
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Definition of unsoldierly in English:

adjective

Inappropriate to or not befitting a soldier: he was accused of unsoldierly conduct
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  • This was so effective that the soldier was unable to maintain a unsoldierly appearance even when out of uniform.
  • I was drafted in the fall of 1953… a most unsoldierly soldier, but a lucky one.
  • Some leaders consider it unsoldierly to have a strategic focus.

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