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Not in accordance with the truth, fact, or rule; wrong; incorrect
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  1. Not in accordance with the truth, fact, or rule; wrong; incorrect
  2. Not suitable for or consistent with the purpose or circumstances; poorly adapted; unfit
  3. Not in keeping with conventional mores; indecorous:
Not in accord with accepted standards of decency or morality.
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  1. Not in accord with accepted standards of decency or morality.
  2. Not suited to the circumstances; inappropriate:
  3. Not seemly; not decent or proper; unbecoming; indecorous
That is not fitting for its purpose
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  1. That is not fitting for its purpose
  2. Not suitable or appropriate
  3. Improper
Having no justification; groundless:
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  1. Having no justification; groundless:
  2. Not warranted; unjustified; being without warrant, authority, or guaranty; unwarrantable.
Not called for or required
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  1. Not called for or required
  2. Not justified or deserved; unwarranted:
  3. Not required or requested; unwanted:
Not polite; ill-mannered; discourteous
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  1. Not polite; ill-mannered; discourteous
Not ladylike; ill-mannered.
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Moving in an opposite or opposing direction:
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  1. Moving in an opposite or opposing direction:
  2. Acting or serving to oppose; antagonistic:
  3. Contrary to one's interests or welfare; harmful or unfavorable:
Not favorable; not auspicious.
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  1. Not favorable; not auspicious.
  2. Not auspicious; unfavorable; unlucky; ill-omened
  3. Not auspicious; ill-omened; unfortunate; unlucky; unfavorable.
(Music) Moving in the opposite direction at a fixed interval:
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  1. (Music) Moving in the opposite direction at a fixed interval:
  2. Opposed, as in character or purpose:
  3. Adverse; unfavorable:
Like an enemy; hostile; unfriendly
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  1. Like an enemy; hostile; unfriendly
  2. Injurious or harmful in effect; adverse:
  3. In opposition; adverse; unfavorable
Not usual for or appropriate to the season
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  1. Not usual for or appropriate to the season
  2. Not suitable to or appropriate for the season.
  3. Coming, said, etc. at the wrong time; untimely; inopportune
Occurring too soon; premature:
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  1. Occurring too soon; premature:
  2. Coming, said, done, etc. before the usual or expected time; premature
Difficult to keep in place or in order:
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  1. Difficult to keep in place or in order:
  2. Wild; uncontrolled
  3. Difficult or impossible to discipline, control, or rule:
Difficult to melt or work; resistant to heat:
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  1. Difficult to melt or work; resistant to heat:
  2. Having a high melting point. Ceramics that are made from clay and minerals are often refractory, as are metal oxides and carbides. Refractory materials are often used as liners in furnaces.
  3. Resistant to treatment:
(Music) Moving in the opposite direction at a fixed interval:
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  1. (Music) Moving in the opposite direction at a fixed interval:
  2. Adverse; unfavorable:
  3. Opposed, as in character or purpose:
Acting or serving to oppose; antagonistic:
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  1. Acting or serving to oppose; antagonistic:
  2. Moving in an opposite or opposing direction:
  3. Contrary to one's interests or welfare; harmful or unfavorable:
  1. Not advantageous.
  2. Detrimental; unfavorable.
  3. Causing or characterized by disadvantage; unfavorable; adverse; detrimental
Unfavorable or detrimental:
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  1. Unfavorable or detrimental:
  2. Hostile or disparaging; malicious:
  3. Gloomy; pessimistic:
Having or showing opposition; adverse:
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  1. Having or showing opposition; adverse:
  2. Adverse, contrary, or disadvantageous
  3. Disadvantageous, adverse, unsuitable, inconducive; serving to hinder or oppose.
Devoid of talent or skill.
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  1. Devoid of talent or skill.
  2. Very unlucky; ill-fated.
  3. Unfortunate; unlucky; luckless
Causing misfortune; unlucky
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  1. Causing misfortune; unlucky
  2. Having or certain to have an evil fate or unlucky end
  3. Unlucky; doomed.
  1. Doomed to a bad fate; hapless
  2. Unlucky or doomed to disaster
  3. Ill-fated; unlucky.
Unsuccessful, in a failing manner.
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  1. Unsuccessful, in a failing manner.
  2. Having or marked by a lack of good fortune; unlucky.
  3. Without luck.
Alternative spelling of star-crossed.
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  1. Alternative spelling of star-crossed.
  2. Ill-fated by destiny, the fate of the person being “written in the stars".
  3. Opposed by fate; ill-fated:
Marked or accompanied by or resulting in misfortune
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  1. Marked or accompanied by or resulting in misfortune
  2. Not suitable or successful
  3. Characterized by, bringing, or causing misfortune:
Not attended by or bringing good fortune; unlucky:
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  1. Not attended by or bringing good fortune; unlucky:
  2. Not happy or joyful; sad or sorrowful:
  3. Unlucky; unfortunate
  1. Unfortunate, marked by misfortune
  2. Not lucky; having, attended with, bringing, or involving bad luck; unfortunate, ill-fated, or ill-omened
  3. Resulting or likely to result in misfortune; inauspicious:
Not complying with the restraints of order and law; unruly; lawless.
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  1. Not complying with the restraints of order and law; unruly; lawless.
  2. (Law) Offensive to good morals and public decency.
  3. Not in order; marked by disorder or disarray.
Peevish; irritable; cross
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  1. Peevish; irritable; cross
  2. Given to troublemaking
  3. Having a peevish nature; cranky.
Resistant to authority or discipline; recalcitrant.
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  1. Resistant to authority or discipline; recalcitrant.
  2. Not docile; difficult to manage or discipline
Hard to work, manipulate, cure, treat, etc.
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  1. Hard to work, manipulate, cure, treat, etc.
  2. Difficult to manage, deal with, or change to an acceptable condition:
  3. Not tractable or to be drawn or guided by persuasion; not easily governed, managed, or directed; uncontrollable; incurable; violent; stubborn; obstinate.
Not governed by law:
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  1. Not governed by law:
  2. Without law; not regulated by the authority of law
  3. Contrary to the law; unlawful:
Stubbornly adhering to an attitude, opinion, or course of action; obdurate.
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  1. Stubbornly adhering to an attitude, opinion, or course of action; obdurate.
  2. Not easily subdued, ended, etc.
  3. Difficult to manage, control, or treat:
Noisily unruly or defiant:
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  1. Noisily unruly or defiant:
  2. Noisy, boisterous, or unruly, esp. in resisting or opposing
Difficult to manage or deal with:
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  1. Difficult to manage or deal with:
  2. Refusing to obey authority, custom, regulation, etc.; stubbornly defiant
  3. Resistant to chemical decomposition; decomposing extremely slowly.
Resistant to treatment:
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  1. Resistant to treatment:
  2. Difficult to melt or work; resistant to heat:
  3. Having a high melting point. Ceramics that are made from clay and minerals are often refractory, as are metal oxides and carbides. Refractory materials are often used as liners in furnaces.
  1. Not able to be controlled, contained or governed.
  2. Impossible to control or govern:
  1. Not governable
  2. Incapable of being governed, restrained, or controlled.
  3. That cannot be governed or controlled; unruly, wild, etc.
  1. Not manageable; not readily submitting to handling or management; not easily restrained, governed, or directed; not controllable.
  2. Difficult or impossible to manage or control:
Difficult to keep in place or in order:
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  1. Difficult to keep in place or in order:
  2. Difficult or impossible to discipline, control, or rule:
  3. Wild; uncontrolled
Risky; imprudent:
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  1. Risky; imprudent:
  2. Occurring, growing, or living in a natural state; not domesticated, cultivated, or tamed:
  3. Characterized by a lack of moral restraint; dissolute or licentious:
Not modest
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  1. Not modest
  2. Not conforming to traditional sexual mores; indecent:
  3. Not decorous; indecent
Not suitable for or consistent with the purpose or circumstances; poorly adapted; unfit
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  1. Not suitable for or consistent with the purpose or circumstances; poorly adapted; unfit
  2. Not in accordance with the truth, fact, or rule; wrong; incorrect
  3. Not in keeping with conventional mores; indecorous:
  1. Offensive to good taste
  2. Not appropriate or becoming; unseemly:
  3. Not proper and fitting; unseemly; improper
Lacking propriety or decorum.
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  1. Lacking propriety or decorum.
  2. Not decorous; lacking decorum, propriety, good taste, etc.; unseemly
Not delicate; coarse; crude; rough; esp., lacking, or offensive to, propriety or modesty; gross
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  1. Not delicate; coarse; crude; rough; esp., lacking, or offensive to, propriety or modesty; gross
  2. Lacking in consideration for the feelings of others; tactless.
  3. Improper or immodest.
Showing lack of decorum; improper, indelicate, or obscene
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  1. Showing lack of decorum; improper, indelicate, or obscene
  2. Behaving disobediently or mischievously:
  3. Indecent; improper:
Not appropriate, attractive, or flattering:
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  1. Not appropriate, attractive, or flattering:
  2. Not appropriate or suited to one's appearance, status, character, etc.; unattractive, indecorous, etc.
  3. Not flattering, attractive or appropriate.
Not befitting; not appropriate to.
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Unattractive; unsightly:
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  1. Unattractive; unsightly:
  2. Not suited to the circumstances; inappropriate:
  3. Not seemly; not decent or proper; unbecoming; indecorous
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