Seemly

Definition of Seemly

Seem´ly   Pronunciation: sēm´lŷ
a.1.Suited to the object, occasion, purpose, or character; suitable; fit; becoming; comely; decorous.
He had a seemly nose.
- Chaucer.
I am a woman, lacking wit
To make a seemly answer to such persons.
- Shak.
Suspense of judgment and exercise of charity were safer and seemlier for Christian men than the hot pursuit of these controversies.
- Hooker.
adv.1.In a decent or suitable manner; becomingly.
Suddenly a men before him stood,
Not rustic as before, but seemlier clad,
As one in city or court or place bred.
- Milton.

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