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unseemly

Saltos de línea: un|seem¦ly
Pronunciación: /ʌnˈsiːmli
 
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Definición de unseemly en inglés:

adjetivo (unseemlier, unseemliest)

(Of behaviour or actions) not proper or appropriate: an unseemly squabble
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • He was said to have killed more than one of his own men out-of-hand for lax or unseemly behaviour.
  • Neither should we fear that the unsaved will be driven away by what may appear to be unseemly behaviour.
  • Such unseemly conduct cannot exist without collaboration between an authoritarian power and an unchecked market.
Sinónimos
ill-advised, out of place/keeping, tasteless, in poor/bad taste, disreputable, coarse, crass, shameful

Derivados

unseemliness

1
sustantivo
Example sentences
  • Perhaps this attitude stemmed from some vestigial Old World notions of hierarchy, division of labor, or even the unseemliness of the music that they produced.
  • They do seem to hold him responsible for some of the unseemliness of the administration.
  • Livia Russo looks like she was about fourteen when the movie was shot, which lends an air of extreme unseemliness to her frequent nude scenes.

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