Definition of 'unseemly'
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It means he will not be drawn into unseemly spats with his rivals. The Sun (2015)Which makes the unseemly squabbles of his family as he lies seriously ill all the more painful. The Sun (2013)It has descended into an unseemly squabble. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Is this an unseemly rush to change? Times, Sunday Times (2007)People followed these advanced thinkers with unseemly haste. Times, Sunday Times (2012)There is something awkward and unseemly about a comedian getting too close to power. Times, Sunday Times (2012)At least this show isn't tearing through its war with unseemly haste. Times, Sunday Times (2011)There's something unseemly about declaring yourself great. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It seems important to clarify the position, lest there be an unseemly rush towards the circuit bench. Times, Sunday Times (2016)One can imagine the cursing at other houses - and then the unseemly rush to come up with something similarly provocative. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Showbiz Sugar in an unseemly row? Times, Sunday Times (2007)The unseemly scramble in the Midi to get American vines into the ground had proved an expensive catastrophe. PHYLLOXERA: How Wine was Saved for the World (2004)This resulted in an unseemly scramble from the same prisoners all claiming to be guilty (usually of petty misdemeanours). Times, Sunday Times (2010)It was a strangely subdued build-up to a fixture that has not been short of controversy, unseemly spats and acrimony in recent seasons. Times, Sunday Times (2011)A showbiz veteran who witnessed her antics said: 'It went beyond flirtatious fun to something quite unseemly. The Sun (2014)When a batting collapse was followed by an unseemly rush to the espresso pods, I resorted to the stick rather than the carrot. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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