Pronunciation: (un-sēm'lē), [key]
—adj., -li•er, -li•est,
1. not seemly; not in keeping with established standards of taste or proper form; unbecoming or indecorous in appearance, speech, conduct, etc.: an unseemly act; unseemly behavior.
2. inappropriate for time or place: an unseemly hour.
in an unseemly manner.
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