ill-beseeming (adj.) Old form(s): ill beseeming
unseemly, inappropriate, unbecoming
2H4 IV.i.84[Archbishop to Westmorland] the examples / Of every minute's instance, present now, / Hath put us in these ill-beseeming arms
3H6 I.iv.113[York to Queen] How ill-beseeming is it in thy sex / To triumph
RJ I.v.74[Capulet to Tybalt] put off these frowns, / An ill-beseeming semblance for a feast
RJ III.iii.113[Friar to and of Romeo] Unseemly woman in a seeming man! / And ill-beseeming beast in seeming both!
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