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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Inappropriate. Also: Not favorable.

Usage examples (35)
  • During the question and answer segment of the program, an untoward remark was made regarding the speech.
  • You're obviously pretty confident nothing untoward is going to be happening in front of your webcam at these intervals!
  • He came to his senses thinking of the one little item which could be described as untoward -- thinking of Hilda, and Hilda engaged to be married to Fred
  • Parker goes on to say she's not at all suggesting anything "untoward," which seems obvious. for more
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