misseeming

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From mis- +‎ seeming.

AdjectiveEdit

misseeming (comparative more misseeming, superlative most misseeming)

  1. (literary, now rare) Unseemly, unbecoming.
    • 1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, II.ii:
      Be therefore, O my deare Lords, pacifide, / And this misseeming discord meekely lay aside.
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