English to French Meaning :: seemly

convenable, décent, bienséant, correct, attirant, chicavec décence
Seemly :
convenable
- convenable
 

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Adjective(1) according with custom or propriety

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(1) The big question for us was when it would be seemly to be out again.(2) This is better and more seemly as regards the consequences.(3) As soon as she judged it seemly , she went to him - but here he was, coming to her.(4) For most practical purposes the exclusion is one of form, not substance, and is based on local cultural notions of what is seemly .(5) The Marriage Act of 1995 extended the range of places which could be licensed for the conduct of marriage to any location which was appropriately seemly and dignified.(6) Is it a good and seemly thing for them to be having this debate on religion in the committee?(7) In other words, didn't our notions of professional loyalty suggest a seemly bit of time between service to a president and exposure of his flaws?(8) Because of this, it isn't thought seemly for someone over a certain age to pass judgment on any scene that wasn't created for them.(9) It can allow one person to contribute a larger share of the ideas than would be seemly in conversation.(10) My departure was seemly enough, but I must admit it wasn't well thought out.(11) The show is about voyeurism, but let's keep it seemly .(12) He probably lived with his mother for two years more than was seemly .(13) Also, my tenants have sometimes been trying to push their bikes through the front door and have met old ladies going out the other way, which is viewed as not quite seemly .(14) They've won accolades for their educational booklets, and produced a video and pamphlets for clients as well, guiding them through safe and seemly behaviour.(15) There was an epidemic when I was at university and as I think about it, the young folk still seem to indulge more than is seemly if you ask me.(16) This is a genuinely and proudly democratic country, and the people want to see their rulers behaving responsibly and in a seemly fashion.
Synonyms
Adjective
1. decorous ::
convenable
2. proper ::
correct
3. decent ::
décent
4. becoming ::
devenir
5. fitting ::
raccord
6. suitable ::
adapté
7. appropriate ::
approprié
8. apt ::
apte
9. apposite ::
pertinent
10. in good taste ::
de bon goût
11. genteel ::
distingué
12. polite ::
poli
13. the done thing ::
ce qui est fait
14. right ::
droite
15. correct ::
correct
16. acceptable ::
acceptable
17. comme il faut ::
comme il faut
Antonyms
1. improper ::
non conforme
2. inappropriate ::
inapproprié
3. incorrect ::
Incorrect
4. indecent ::
indécent
5. indecorous ::
inconvenant
6. indelicate ::
indélicat
7. unbecoming ::
inconvenant
8. unseemly ::
inconvenant
Different Forms
seemly
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