Sentence Examples


  • Normally it was Josh who showered her with wisdom, and it was somehow unseemly for this newcomer to take up where Josh had left off.
  • Worst of all, the Orthodox tsar occasionally abandoned the decorous flowing robes of his venerated ancestors, and appeared publicly in the unseemly costume of heretical foreigners, whilst his consort, when carried through the streets in a litter, did not conceal her face from the public gaze.
  • The temple rules do not apply to synagogues, however, and unseemly conduct in them is liable only to civil action.
  • Yet we cannot help feeling that it is a grotesque and unseemly anachronism to apply in grave prose, addressed to the whole world, those terms of saint and angel which are touching and in their place amid the trouble and passion of the great mystic poet.
  • The object was to injure Bismarck's reputation, and a very unseemly dispute ensued.

How would you define unseemly? Add your definition here.

comments powered by Disqus