Definition of Misbecoming

1. a. Unbecoming.



Definition of Misbecoming

1. Verb. (present participle of misbecome) ¹

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Definition of Misbecoming

1. misbecome [v] - See also: misbecome

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Misbecoming

misaward
misawarded
misawarding
misawards
misbalance
misbalanced
misbalances
misbalancing
misbear
misbearing
misbears
misbeat
misbecame
misbecome
misbecomes
misbecoming (current term)
misbede
misbedes
misbeding
misbefall
misbefallen
misbefalling
misbefalls
misbefell
misbefitting
misbegan
misbegin
misbeginning
misbegins
misbegot

Literary usage of Misbecoming

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1. The English Essayists: A Comprehensive Selection from the Works of the Great by Robert Cochrane (1887)
"... misbecoming familiarities, inscribe upon your ordinary tombstones. Every dea man must take upon himself to be lecturing m with his odious truism, ..."

2. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1890)
"Remembered not the opulent, great Queen, Whom riotous misbecoming^ so ... Stir the constant mood of her calm thoughts, And put them Into misbecoming plight. ..."

3. The whole works of ... Jeremy Taylor, with a life of the author and a by Jeremy Taylor, Reginald Heber (1856)
"First: Although smaller disobediences, expressed in slight misbecoming actions, when they come by surprise and sudden invasion, are, through the mercies of ..."

4. The Essays of Elia by Charles Lamb, Augustine Birrell (1905)
"Impertinent and misbecoming familiarities inscribed upon your ordinary tombstones ... More than all, I conceive disgust at those impertinent and misbecoming ..."

5. The Whole Works of the Right Rev. Jeremy Taylor, D.D., Lord Bishop of Down by Jeremy Taylor, Reginald Heber, Charles Page Eden (1850)
"First: Although smaller disobediences, expressed in slight misbecoming actions, when they come by surprise and sudden invasion, are, through the mercies of ..."

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