Advertisement - Continue reading below

Definition of "seemliness" [seem•li•ness]

  • The property of being seemly, appropriateness of conduct or behavior. (noun)
  • The result or product of being seemly. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "seemliness" in a sentence
  • "Yet, while on a level with males as to the offer of, and standing in grace (Ga 3: 28), their subjection in point of order, modesty, and seemliness, is to be maintained."
  • "Stephen Hemsley was grilled last week about the seemliness of profits with the ink barely dry on the new law."
  • "The Treatise veers between the insecure pompousness and pompous insecurity of a man who dons bling on dirty fingers and then sets out to create the urtext of social seemliness."