How to use Unseemly in a sentence as an adjective

The backlash is from people who are so intensely jealous that they find the idea of making any money outside a job unseemly and would get back to bitching about how evil Valley VC is.

This thread is unseemly and against the spirit of this community.

Is there a name for the internet law that pretty much any discussion of a country doing something unseemly manages to drag the US into the discussion?

Yeah, getting attention this way can seem slimy, icky, unseemly, and feel like outright lies, but they'll be the millionaires and you won't. Gotta get slimy sometime.

I understand that there's an unseemly faddish element to the gluten free thing, but I think it's unfair to say that your acquaintances suddenly "developed" gluten problems.

Where's the "don't ask me again" checkbox?Personally, I like commenting on really unseemly videos and only having an obscure username attached to it.

While it doesn't literally cost the charity anything this go-around, it is pretty unseemly behavior in a charity event.

My unseemly ranting about a popular hosting service was pinned to the top of HN for about a day.

Unseemly definitions


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"

See also: indecent indecorous unbecoming uncomely untoward