- (UK) IPA(key): /ˌʌn.tʊˈwɔːd/
- (US) IPA(key): /ʌnˈtɔɹd/, /ˌʌn.təˈwɔɹd/
Audio (AU) (file)
- Rhymes: -ɔː(r)d
- Unfavourable, adverse, or disadvantageous.
- 2004, Jan Riordan, chapter 5, in Breastfeeding and Human Lactation, →ISBN, page 149:
- No untoward effects were reported; however, this was not a blinded or controlled study.
- 2007, Steven C. Schachter et al., chapter 4, in Behavioral Aspects of Epilepsy: Principles and Practice, →ISBN, page 282:
- However, these guidelines may not be applicable to all individuals with refractory epilepsy, in whom seizure control is not achieved without using polytherapy or resection surgery with their untoward side effects.
- Unruly, troublesome; not easily guided.
- Unseemly, improper.
- 2005, John Martin, Organizational Behaviour and Management, →ISBN, page 518:
- The managing director was very depressed at the news, but realized that trying to prove anything untoward had taken place would be very difficult.
- (unfavorable, adverse): adverse, disadvantageous, inconvenient, unfavorable, unfortunate
- (unruly, troublesome): difficult, fractious, stubborn, troublesome, uncontrollable, unruly
- (unseemly, improper): immodest, improper, unseemly
unfavourable, adverse, or disadvantageous