unbecoming

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Not flattering, attractive or appropriate

She wore a rather unbecoming hairstyle.

Not in keeping with the expected standards of one's position

He was accused of conduct unbecoming an officer and a gentleman.

unsuited to the wearer, place, or surroundings
{a} unsuitable, improper, indecent
considered inappropriate for or unattractive on a particular person; "an unbecoming style
not in keeping with accepted standards of what is right or proper in polite society; "was buried with indecent haste"; "indecorous behavior"; "language unbecoming to a lady"; "unseemly to use profanity"; "moved to curb their untoward ribaldry"
If you describe a person's behaviour or remarks as unbecoming, you mean that they are shocking and unsuitable for that person. His conduct was totally unbecoming to an officer in the British armed services Those involved had performed acts unbecoming of university students
If you describe things such as clothes as unbecoming, you mean that they look unattractive. becoming
Not becoming; unsuitable; unfit; indecorous; improper
{s} not becoming, causing to be unattractive, improper, unseemly, not appropriate
Not in keeping with the expected standards of ones position
considered inappropriate for or unattractive on a particular person; "an unbecoming style"
misbecoming
indign
unbecomingness
A state of being unbecoming; unseemliness, inappropriateness

At length, by dint of much wriggling, and loud and incessant expostulations upon the unbecomingness of his hugging a fellow male in that matrimonial sort of style, I succeeded in extracting a grunt; and presently, he drew back his arm .

unbecomingly
{a} in an unfit manner
unbecome
To misbecome
unbecomingly
In an unbecoming manner
unbecomingly
in an unbecoming manner, improperly, unsuitably, inappropriately
unbecomingness
{i} unattractiveness, unseemliness, unsuitability
unbecomingness
the quality of being unbecoming
unbecoming
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