synonyms
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becomingness

[ bih-kuhm-ing ]SEE DEFINITION OF becomingness
  • as inpropriety
  • as infelicity

Synonyms for becomingness

  • correctness
  • decorum
  • legitimacy
  • morality
  • rectitude
  • respectability
  • suitability
  • accordance
  • advisability
  • agreeableness
  • appositeness
  • aptness
  • compatibility
  • concord
  • congruity
  • consonance
  • convenience
  • correspondence
  • expedience
  • fitness
  • harmony
  • justice
  • order
  • pleasantness
  • properness
  • rightness
  • seemliness
  • ethicality
  • meetness
  • recommendability
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Antonyms for becomingness

  • dishonesty
  • disagreement
  • discord
  • incompatibility
  • lawlessness
  • unsuitability
  • bad manners
  • immorality
  • impropriety
  • inappropriateness
  • misbehavior
  • misconduct
  • unsuitableness
  • wrong
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BECOMINGNESS

Only see that it combines the graces of comfort and becomingness.

Of this becomingness she was doubtless unaware at the moment that he surprised her.

Their beauty, their becomingness, their comfort, actually colored her days.

Some people have the grace of becomingness; they adorn all they touch.

At last it came; and I hastened to ascertain its becomingness and effect.

Now that the war was over, he regretted the becomingness of the uniform.

His judgment about the becomingness of the color had, us usual, been unerring.

She dressed herself soberly, yet not without that mournful thrill that fitness and becomingness lends to bereavement.

The Japanese robe of "midnight blue," embroidered in yellows, heightened the impression of vigorous health by its becomingness.

If my cause is to be recommended by the becomingness of my colors, then I am sure you are acting in my interest by wearing them.

WORD ORIGIN

"looking well," 1560s, from earlier sense of "fitting" (early 13c.), from present participle of become. Related: Becomingly; becomingness.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR BECOMINGNESS

felicity

nounappropriateness
  • applicability
  • aptness
  • becomingness
  • suitability
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