Proper and Unseemly


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Proper adjective – Following the established traditions of refined society and good taste.
Usage example: the formal ball called for proper attire—tuxedos and full-length gowns only

Unseemly is an antonym for proper in topics: polite, suitable.
Nearby Words: property, properly
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Unseemly adjective – Not appropriate for a particular occasion or situation.
Usage example: an unseemly interest in their host's income and expenses

Proper is an antonym for unseemly in improper topic.
Nearby Word: unseemliness
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tactics proper tactics unseemly tactics
weapon proper weapon unseemly weapon
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Unseemly and Proper. (2016). Retrieved 2022, January 21, from
Proper & Unseemly. N.p., 2016. Web. 21 Jan. 2022. <>.
Unseemly or Proper. 2016. Accessed January 21, 2022.

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