|1.||[ adjective ] not in keeping with accepted standards of what is right or proper in polite society|
|Synonyms:||indecent uncomely unbecoming unseemly indecorous|
"was buried with indecent haste" "indecorous behavior" "language unbecoming to a lady" "unseemly to use profanity" "moved to curb their untoward ribaldry"
|2.||[ adjective ] contrary to your interests or welfare|
|Synonyms:||adverse inauspicious harmful|
"adverse circumstances" "made a place for themselves under the most untoward conditions"