Definitions of untoward:
- adjective: contrary to your interests or welfare
Example: "Made a place for themselves under the most untoward conditions"
- adjective: not in keeping with accepted standards of what is right or proper in polite society
Example: "Moved to curb their untoward ribaldry"
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