HyperDic: untoward

English > 2 senses of the word untoward:
ADJECTIVEalluntoward, indecent, indecorous, unbecoming, uncomely, unseemlynot in keeping with accepted standards of what is right or proper in polite society
alluntoward, adverse, inauspiciouscontrary to your interests / interests or welfare
untoward > pronunciation
Soundsahntahwao'rd; ahntuwao'rd
Rhymesaboard ... Woodward: 73 rhymes with aord...
English > untoward: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningnot in keeping with accepted standards of what is right or proper in polite society.
Example "moved to curb their untoward ribaldry"
Synonymsindecent, indecorous, unbecoming, uncomely, unseemly
Broaderimpropernot suitable or right or appropriate
Spanishindecente, indecoroso
Catalanindecent, indecorós
English > untoward: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaningcontrary to your interests / interests or welfare.
Example "made a place for themselves under the most untoward conditions"
Synonymsadverse, inauspicious
Broaderunfavorable, unfavourablenot encouraging or approving or pleasing
Spanishadverso, opuesto, perjudicial
Catalanadvers

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