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Synonyms for becomingbɪˈkʌm ɪŋ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. becoming, comely, comme il faut, decent, decorous, seemly(adj)

    according with custom or propriety

    Synonyms:
    comme il faut, fair, bonnie, adequate, becoming, comely, bonny, enough, nice, decorous, sightly, seemly, decent

    Antonyms:
    uncomplimentary, improper, unflattering

  2. becoming(adj)

    displaying or setting off to best advantage

    Synonyms:
    seemly, comely, comme il faut, decorous, decent

    Antonyms:
    unflattering, uncomplimentary, improper

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. becoming

    That is becoming in dress which suits the complexion, figure, and other qualities of the wearer, so as to produce on the whole a pleasing effect. That is decent which does not offend modesty or propriety. That is suitable which is adapted to the age, station, situation, and other circumstances of the wearer; coarse, heavy boots are suitable for farm-work; a juvenile style of dress is not suitable for an old lady. In conduct much the same rules apply. The dignity and gravity of a patriarch would not be becoming to a child; at a funeral lively, cheery sociability would not be decorous, while noisy hilarity would not be decent; sumptuous display would not be suitable for a poor person. Fit is a compendious term for whatever fits the person, time, place, occasion, etc.; as, a fit person; a fit abode; a fit place. Fitting, or befitting, is somewhat more elegant, implying a nicer adaptation. Meet, a somewhat archaic word, expresses a moral fitness; as, meet for heaven. Compare BEAUTIFUL.

    Synonyms:
    befitting, beseeming, comely, congruous, decent, decorous, fit, fitting, graceful, meet, neat, proper, seemly, suitable, worthy

    Antonyms:
    awkward, ill-becoming, ill-fitting, improper, indecent, indecorous, unbecoming, unfit, unseemly, unsuitable

    Preposition:
    The dress was becoming to the wearer. Such conduct was becoming in him.

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. becoming(a.)

    Synonyms:
    fit, proper, suitable, meet, appropriate, congruous, right, seemly

  2. becoming(a.)

    Synonyms:
    comely, graceful, neat, pretty

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