Definition of unseemliness in US English:



  • See unseemly

    • ‘Some who deplore this growing trend cite the unseemliness of highly-profitable businesses turning another piece of news into cash.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘In the cab I'm thinking I'll press Ferrazzi on that issue, lead him carefully through my list of questions, get to the bottom of networking's unseemliness.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘They do seem to hold him responsible for some of the unseemliness of the administration.’