mis- + become
misbecome (third-person singular simple present misbecomes, present participle misbecoming, simple past and past participle misbecame)
- (obsolete) To be unsuitable, unbefitting, or maladapted.
1802, John Duncan, An appendix to seasonable hints to the younger part of the Clergy of the Church of England:
- It misbecame him to appear in the character of a mediator of peace, in a quarrel, the futility of which he had presumed to judge and hastily condemn.