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 for unseemly
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Unseemly \Un*seem"ly\, a.
     Not seemly; unbecoming; indecent.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           An unseemly outbreak of temper.          --Hawthorne.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Unseemly \Un*seem"ly\, adv.
     In an unseemly manner.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  unseemly
      adj 1: not in keeping with accepted standards of what is right
             or proper in polite society; "was buried with indecent
             haste"; "indecorous behavior"; "language unbecoming to a
             lady"; "unseemly to use profanity"; "moved to curb their
             untoward ribaldry" [syn: indecent, indecorous,
             unbecoming, uncomely, unseemly, untoward]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  168 Moby Thesaurus words for "unseemly":
     Doric, aberrant, abnormal, abominable, atrocious, awkward, bad,
     barbaric, barbarous, cacophonous, chintzy, clumsy, coarse,
     coarsely, crassly, criminal, crude, crudely, delinquent, deviant,
     discreditable, disgraceful, disreputable, doggerel, dysphemistic,
     evil, futile, graceless, gross, grossly, hardly the thing, harsh,
     ignominious, ill-adapted, ill-advised, ill-assorted, ill-chosen,
     ill-considered, ill-fitted, ill-matched, ill-sorted, ill-suited,
     ill-timed, illegal, impolitic, improper, improperly, imprudent,
     impure, in bad taste, inadmissible, inadvisable, inapplicable,
     inapposite, inappropriate, inapt, inauspicious, inconcinnate,
     inconcinnous, incongruous, inconvenient, incorrect, indecent,
     indecently, indecorous, indecorously, indelicate, indelicately,
     indiscreet, inelegant, inelegantly, inept, inexpedient, infamous,
     infelicitous, inopportune, irrelevant, lascivious, lewd, low,
     mal a propos, maladjusted, malapropos, malodorous, misjoined,
     mismatched, mismated, misplaced, naughty, not done, not the thing,
     obscene, off-base, off-color, offensive, offensively,
     out of character, out of joint, out of keeping, out of line,
     out of place, out of proportion, out of season, out of time,
     out of tune, out-of-line, outlandish, raffish, ribaldly, risque,
     rough, roughly, rowdy, rude, rudely, ruffianly, sacrilegious,
     scandalous, shameful, shameless, sinful, tasteless, terrible,
     unadapted, unapt, unbecoming, unbefitting, unbeseeming,
     uncalled-for, uncourtly, uncouth, uncouthly, undecorous,
     undesirable, undignified, undue, uneuphonious, unfelicitous, unfit,
     unfitted, unfitting, unfortunate, ungenteel, ungentlemanly,
     ungodly, ungraceful, unhappy, unladylike, unlawful, unmeet,
     unpolished, unprofitable, unqualified, unrefined, unrighteous,
     unseasonable, unsuitable, unsuited, untasteful, untastefully,
     untimely, untoward, unwise, vulgar, vulgarly, wicked, wrong,
     wrongful
  
  

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