Definitions of untoward:
  • adjective:   contrary to your interests or welfare
    Example: "Made a place for themselves under the most untoward conditions"
  • adjective:   not in keeping with accepted standards of what is right or proper in polite society
    Example: "Moved to curb their untoward ribaldry"

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Book See untoward used in context: 2 Shakespeare works, several books and articles.

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