not in keeping with accepted standards of what is right or proper in polite society;
"was buried with indecent haste"
"language unbecoming to a lady"
"unseemly to use profanity"
"moved to curb their untoward ribaldry"
contrary to your interests or welfare;
"made a place for themselves under the most untoward conditions"
- Indeed, anything untoward was now kept from James.
- Subconsciously I felt something untoward was going to happen.
- He had noticed nothing untoward.
- There were no reports of untoward incidents during these protest programmes.
The..parade passed off without any untoward occurrence.出自： A. Carter