seemliness

[ UK /sˈiːmlinəs/ ]
NOUN
  1. a sense of propriety and consideration for others
    a place where the company of others must be accepted with good grace
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How To Use seemliness In A Sentence

  • This Minister, who was a very old man, had two sons, as they were two moons; never man saw the like of them for beauty and grace, the elder called Shams al-Din Mohammed and the younger Nur al-Din Ali; but the younger excelled the elder in seemliness and pleasing semblance, so that folk heard his fame in far countries and men flocked to Egypt for the purpose of seeing him. The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night
  • There is a sort of seemliness by which you can live your life without having great moral principles.
  • Stephen Hemsley was grilled last week about the seemliness of profits with the ink barely dry on the new law. WellPoint Net Rises; Other Health Insurers Boost Forecasts
  • Some who deplore this growing trend cite the unseemliness of highly-profitable businesses turning another piece of news into cash.
  • And (the relator continueth) as for Kanmakan, he became unique in loveliness and excelling in perfection no less; none could even him in qualities as in seemliness and the sheen of velour between his eyes was espied, testifying for him while against him it never testified. The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night
  • Perhaps this attitude stemmed from some vestigial Old World notions of hierarchy, division of labor, or even the unseemliness of the music that they produced.
  • He replied, “O Vicar of Allah, these be no dogs, but two young men, endowed with beauty and seemliness, symmetry and shapeliness, and they are my brothers and the sons of my father and mother.” The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night
  • She was robed in the costliest of raiment and decked with ornaments the most precious that could be and withal she was of passing beauty and loveliness, a model of symmetry and seemliness, of elegance and perfect grace, with waist slender and hips heavy and dewy lips such as heal the sick and eyelids lovely in their languor, as it were she of whom the sayer spake when he said, The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night
  • Perhaps this attitude stemmed from some vestigial Old World notions of hierarchy, division of labor, or even the unseemliness of the music that they produced.
  • They do seem to hold him responsible for some of the unseemliness of the administration.
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