unqueenly

unqueenly

(ʌnˈkwiːnlɪ)
adj, -lier or -liest
not queenly or befitting a queen
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The remark may be unqueenly but it suggests an approach to love and marriage that we can appreciate today.
A recent visit to Bodrum and its castle in order to see the Carian Princess Hall left me very much in two minds about what is legitimate when it comes to museum display and what can be thought historically acceptable, but in no doubt about the seductive power of facial reconstruction, and that is an impression strongly reinforced by a reading of the enthusiastically assembled (*)Making Faces,(2) an account of this procedure as practised in the case of Philip II, King Midas, the burials from Grave Circle B at Mycenae, the victims of earthquake found at Crete's Anemospilia, the Etruscan Seianti, and Halicarnassus' Ada I (who may have boasted a `Greek' nose but it was still `a very unqueenly runny nose', 211).
The queen, who has lost her "plush," is, despite her flight, despite her majestic death, "Poor and bare and unqueenly and even shameful" (214).