unbecome

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

un- +‎ become

Verb[edit]

unbecome (third-person singular simple present unbecomes, present participle unbecoming, simple past unbecame, past participle unbecome)

  1. (obsolete, transitive) To misbecome.
    • a. 1753, Thomas Sherlock, Discourse VII preached at the Temple Church
      [] he refrains from those freedoms which the world judges unbecoming his character, though harmless in themselves []