- In an unhandsome manner.
1899, John T. Morse, Abraham Lincoln, Vol. I.:
- McClellan at once wrote that he should continue to "work just as cheerfully as before;" but he felt that the removal was very unhandsomely made just as he was entering upon active operations.
1915, James Branch Cabell, The Rivet in Grandfather's Neck:
- And Rudolph Musgrave, knowing that according to his lights he had behaved not unhandsomely, was the merest trifle patronizing and rather like a person speaking from a superior plane in his future dealings with Patricia.