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Untoward

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CIDE DICTIONARY

Untowardprep. [Unto + -ward.].
     Toward.  Gower.  [1913 Webster]
Untowarda. [Pref. un- not + toward.].
  •  Froward; perverse.  Acts ii. 40.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Awkward; ungraceful.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Inconvenient; troublesome; vexatious; unlucky; unfortunate; as, an untoward wind or accident.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

Untoward, adj.
1 inconvenient, unlucky.
2 awkward.
3 perverse, refractory.
4 unseemly.

Derivative
untowardly adv. untowardness n.

THESAURUS

Untoward

adverse, annoying, antagonistic, apocalyptic, awkward, bad, baleful, baneful, black, bleak, bodeful, boding, boorish, conflicting, contrary, counter, counteractive, criminal, dark, detrimental, difficult, dire, discouraging, doomful, dreary, evil, evil-starred, fateful, foolish, foreboding, fractious, gloomy, hapless, hard, harmful, hostile, ill, ill-boding, ill-conceived, ill-considered, ill-fated, ill-omened, ill-seasoned, ill-starred, ill-timed, impolite, improper, imprudent, in opposition, inaccurate, inappropriate, inauspicious, inconvenient, indecent, indecorous, indelicate, indocile, inexpedient, infelicitous, inferior, inimical, inopportune, intempestive, intractable, intrusive, invalid, irrelevant, irritating, late, lowering, luckless, mal a propos, malapropos, malevolent, malodorous, menacing, miserable, mistimed, not easy, of evil portent, off base, ominous, opposed, opposing, opposite, out of line, out of phase, out of time, peccant, portending, portentous, premature, recalcitrant, rigorous, rough, rude, silly, sinful, sinister, somber, star-crossed, stressful, stupid, tactless, threatening, too late, too soon, troublesome, troublous, trying, unapt, unbecoming, unbefitting, uncalled-for, undecorous, undiplomatic, undisciplined, unfavorable, unfit, unfitting, unfortunate, ungentlemanly, ungodly, ungovernable, unhandy, unhappy, unhealthy, unkind, unladylike, unlucky, unmanageable, unpleasant, unpromising, unpropitious, unready, unrefined, unripe, unseasonable, unseemly, unskillful, unsuitable, untactful, untimely, unwarranted, unwise, vexatious, vexing, vicious, wicked, wild, wretched, wrong

ROGET THESAURUS

Untoward

Badness

N badness, hurtfulness, virulence, evil doer, bane, plague spot, evil star, ill wind, hoodoo, Jonah, snake in the grass, skeleton in the closet, amari aliquid, thorn in the side, malignity, malevolence, tender mercies, ill-treatment, annoyance, molestation, abuse, oppression, persecution, outrage, misusage, injury, knockout drops, badness, peccancy, abomination, painfulness, pestilence, guilt, depravity, hurtful, harmful, scathful, baneful, baleful, injurious, deleterious, detrimental, noxious, pernicious, mischievous, full of mischief, mischief-making, malefic, malignant, nocuous, noisome, prejudicial, disserviceable, disadvantageous, wide-wasting, unlucky, sinister, obnoxious, untoward, disastrous, oppressive, burdensome, onerous, malign, corrupting &c (corrupt), virulent, venomous, envenomed, corrosive, poisonous, deadly, destructive, inauspicious, bad, ill, arrant, as bad as bad can be, dreadful, horrid, horrible, dire, rank, peccant, foul, fulsome, rotten, rotten at the core, vile, base, villainous, mean, injured, deteriorated, unsatisfactory, exceptionable indifferent, below par, illcontrived, ill-conditioned, wretched, sad, grievous, deplorable, lamentable, pitiful, pitiable, woeful, evil, wrong, depraved, shocking, reprehensible, hateful, hateful as a toad, abominable, detestable, execrable, cursed, accursed, confounded, damned, damnable, infernal, diabolic, unadvisable, unprofitable, incompetent, irremediable, badly, wrong, ill, to one's cost, where the shoe pinches, bad is the best: the worst come to the worst, herba mala presto cresco, wrongs unredressed or insults unavenged.

Adversity

N adversity, evil, failure, bad luck, ill luck, evil luck, adverse luck, hard fortune, hard hap, hard luck, hard lot, frowns of fortune, evil dispensation, evil star, evil genius, vicissitudes of life, ups and downs of life, broken fortunes, hard case, hard lines, hard life, sea of troubles, peck of troubles, hell upon earth, slough of despond, trouble, hardship, curse, blight, blast, load, pressure, pressure of the times, iron age, evil day, time out of joint, hard times, bad times, sad times, rainy day, cloud, dark cloud, gathering clouds, ill wind, visitation, infliction, affliction, bitter pill, care, trial, the sport of fortune, mishap, mischance, misadventure, misfortune, disaster, calamity, catastrophe, accident, casualty, cross, reverse, check, contretemps, rub, backset, comedown, setback, losing game, falling, fall, downfall, ruination, ruinousness, undoing, extremity, ruin, unfortunate, unblest, unhappy, unlucky, improsperous, unprosperous, hoodooed, luckless, hapless, out of luck, in trouble, in a bad way, in an evil plight, under a cloud, clouded, ill off, badly off, in adverse circumstances, poor, behindhand, down in the world, decayed, undone, on the road to ruin, on its last legs, on the wane, in one's utmost need, planet-struck, devoted, born under an evil star, born with a wooden ladle in one's mouth, ill-fated, ill-starred, ill-omened, adverse, untoward, disastrous, calamitous, ruinous, dire, deplorable.

Untimeliness

N untimeliness, intempestivity, unseasonableness, inexpedience, unsuitable time, improper time, unreasonableness, evil hour, contretemps, intrusion, anachronism, bad time, wrong time, inappropriate time, not the right occasion, unsuitable time, inopportune time, poor timing, ill-timed, mistimed, ill-fated, ill-omened, ill-starred, untimely, unseasonable, out of date, out of season, inopportune, timeless, intrusive, untoward, mal a propos, unlucky, inauspicious, infelicitous, unbefitting, unpropitious, unfortunate, unfavorable, unsuited, inexpedient, unpunctual, too late for, premature, too soon for, wise after the event, monday morning quarterbacking, twenty-twenty hindsight, inopportunely, as ill luck would have it, in an evil hour, the time having gone by, a day after the fair, after death the doctor, after meat mustard.

Painfulness

N painfulness, trouble, care, trial, affliction, infliction, blow, stroke, burden, load, curse, bitter pill, bitter draught, waters of bitterness, annoyance, grievance, nuisance, vexation, mortification, sickener, bore, bother, pother, hot water, sea of troubles, hornet's nest, plague, pest, cancer, ulcer, sting, thorn, canker, scorpion, dagger, scourge, carking care, canker worm of care, mishap, misfortune, desagrement, esclandre, rub, source of irritation, source of annoyance, wound, open sore, sore subject, skeleton in the closet, thorn in the flesh, thorn in one's side, where the shoe pinches, gall and wormwood, sorry sight, heavy news, provocation, affront, head and front of one's offending, infestation, molestation, malignity, causing pain, hurting, hurtful, painful, dolorific, dolorous, unpleasant, unpleasing, displeasing, disagreeable, unpalatable, bitter, distasteful, uninviting, unwelcome, undesirable, undesired, obnoxious, unacceptable, unpopular, thankless, unsatisfactory, untoward, unlucky, uncomfortable, distressing, afflicting, afflictive, joyless, cheerless, comfortless, dismal, disheartening, depressing, depressive, dreary, melancholy, grievous, piteous, woeful, rueful, mournful, deplorable, pitiable, lamentable, sad, affecting, touching, pathetic, irritating, provoking, stinging, annoying, aggravating, mortifying, galling, unaccommodating, invidious, vexatious, troublesome, tiresome, irksome, wearisome, plaguing, plaguy, awkward, importunate, teasing, pestering, bothering, harassing, worrying, tormenting, carking, intolerable, insufferable, insupportable, unbearable, unendurable, past bearing, not to be borne, not to be endured, more than flesh and blood can bear, enough to drive one mad, enough to provoke a saint, enough to make a parson swear, enough to gag a maggot, shocking, terrific, grim, appalling, crushing, dreadful, fearful, frightful, thrilling, tremendous, dire, heart-breaking, heart-rending, heart-wounding, heart-corroding, heart-sickening, harrowing, rending, odious, hateful, execrable, repulsive, repellent, abhorrent, horrid, horrible, horrific, horrifying, offensive, nauseous, nauseating, disgusting, sickening, revolting, nasty, loathsome, loathful, fulsome, vile, hideous, sharp, acute, sore, severe, grave, hard, harsh, cruel, biting, caustic, cutting, corroding, consuming, racking, excruciating, searching, grinding, grating, agonizing, envenomed, catheretic, pyrotic, ruinous, disastrous, calamitous, tragical, desolating, withering, burdensome, onerous, oppressive, cumbrous, cumbersome, painfully, with pain, deuced, Int, hinc illae lachrymae!, surgit amari aliquid, the place being too hot to hold one, the iron entering into the soul, he jests at scars that never felt a wound, I must be cruel only to be kind, what deep wounds ever closed without a scar?.


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