Synonyms of untoward


1. indecent, indecorous, unbecoming, uncomely, unseemly, untoward, improper (vs. proper)

usage: 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"

2. adverse, inauspicious, untoward, unfavorable (vs. favorable), unfavourable

usage: contrary to your interests or welfare; "adverse circumstances"; "made a place for themselves under the most untoward conditions"

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Definition and meaning of untoward (Dictionary)