unbefitting


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unbefitting

(ˌʌnbɪˈfɪtɪŋ)
adj
not befitting to a person; not appropriate or suitable
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unbefitting - not befittingunbefitting - not befitting; "behavior unbefitting a father"
inappropriate - not suitable for a particular occasion etc; "noise seems inappropriate at a time of sadness"; "inappropriate shoes for a walk on the beach"; "put inappropriate pressure on them"

unbefitting

adjective
2. Not in keeping with conventional mores:
Idiom: out of line.
References in classic literature ?
Pegler, in affectionate championship, 'that I should keep down in my own part, and I have no doubts that if I was here I should do a many unbefitting things, and I am well contented, and I can keep my pride in my Josiah to myself, and I can love for love's own sake
Farr be it, that I should write thee sin or blame, Or think thee unbefitting holiest place, Perpetual Fountain of Domestic sweets, Whose Bed is undefil'd and chast pronounc't, Present, or past, as Saints and Patriarchs us'd.
At the Gates of Learning we were taught that to abstain from action was unbefitting a Sahib.
Germany must also tackle its large savings surplus, which is unbefitting Europe's largest economy.
Germany must also tackle its large savingssurplus, which is unbefitting Europe's largest economy.
Then, plagued by reliability issues unbefitting a team of Ferrari's stature, he started last and finished fourth at the Malaysian GP.
With an entry into club folklore his for the taking the Spaniard ballooned his effort into the Tilton Road with a finish most unbefitting the club's record signing.
Producing an entire curriculum of dull slideshow video would be a demoralizing, demeaning drudgery unbefitting a creative teaching professional.
The department ensures a thorough probe of Gagarra's conduct and appropriate action will be taken once it is proven unbefitting of a department personnel,' it added.
com/news/the-fix/wp/2016/07/29/mike-pence-says-name-calling-has-no-place-in-politics-as-trump-attacks-crooked-hillary/) in a radio interview  calling Obama's remarks unbefitting of his office.
The Syndicate stressed that the video's sexually-suggestive nature and obscene lyrics are unbefitting of the level of the Tunisian song.
Cruz's call for law enforcement to 'patrol and secure' neighborhoods in which American Muslim families live is not only unconstitutional, it is unbefitting anyone seeking our nation's highest office and indicates that he lacks the temperament necessary for any president," said CAIR executive director Nihad Awad.