1 Naturally this unseemly contretemps had greatly upset our hero; for, however foolish be a madman's words, they may yet prove sufficient to sow doubt in the minds of saner individuals.
2 And yet we all know that those very people sooner or later have been false to themselves, playing some queer trick, often a most unseemly one.
Notes from the Underground By Fyodor DostoevskyContext Highlight In PART 1: VIII
3 I used to wriggle along in a most unseemly fashion, like an eel, continually moving aside to make way for generals, for officers of the guards and the hussars, or for ladies.
4 Every face bore almost the same smile, expressing unseemly thoughts about the women.
5 A painstaking police officer, considering the presence of a corpse in his excellency's courtyard unseemly, told the dragoons to take it away.
6 The Russian fashion of match-making by the offices of intermediate persons was for some reason considered unseemly; it was ridiculed by every one, and by the princess herself.
7 And thereupon, at those words, the prince had all at once flown into a passion, and began to use unseemly language.
8 Levin felt that it was unpardonable to eat, to sleep, to talk even now, and it seemed to him that every movement he made was unseemly.
9 Stepan Arkadyevitch always flirted with her in jest, and used to say to her, also in jest, the most unseemly things, knowing that nothing delighted her so much.
10 began Amy, gesticulating with unseemly energy, but she got no further, for Jo quenched her by slamming down the window.
11 When he saw Eumaeus and Ulysses he reviled them with outrageous and unseemly language, which made Ulysses very angry.
12 I need hardly remind you that during the days of the retreat all boys are expected to preserve a quiet and pious demeanour and to shun all loud unseemly pleasure.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James JoyceContext Highlight In Chapter 3
13 Nannie received us in the hall; and, as it would have been unseemly to have shouted at her, my aunt shook hands with her for all.