unseemliness


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Such awkwardness can cross the line into unseemliness.
Likewise the aesthetic revulsion towards litter is the motive from which a consensual solution to non-degradable packaging might one day emerge--for it is a revulsion that already incorporates a long-term vision of the moral and spiritual unseemliness of this kind of waste.
Marina Warner notes that in the Judeo-Christian tradition, for example, metamorphosis signifies "instability, perversity, unseemliness, monstrosity .
That's Class A chutzpah, aka criminal unseemliness.
Similarly the curators have sought to create a show where things are not as they seem, and artists, one might suppose, can therefore express themselves in unseemly ways, so long as they are selected by the curators in the first place and continue along in their seeming unseemliness.
Even if one takes as gospel that the prevailing spirit was that it would all be over in a few weeks, there is an unseemliness about the haste with which men who had accepted the obligations that underlay their claims to economic favouritism let those obligations drop.
I'm on,' she whispered as she sat down, staring back at the flooded unisex cubicle as though its unseemliness had been the cause of her period.
The woman was now free but "nature working with two different materials, palliated the unseemliness of the union by making the bear's seed suitable, the girl gave birth normally, but to a marvel among offspring, lending human features to this wild stock.
Something about the proportion--little book, big ad--is painful in its unseemliness.
The unseemliness of Cleaver in the present forum calls into question the criteria by which we determine who is or is not an "incarcerated, progressive author and theorist" (1) deserving of our attention.
will either have to stomach its concerns about the unseemliness of privatized peacekeeping or face the prospect of watching thousands of men, women, and children die when the market could have saved them.
They began in the predestination mode but, then, shifted to the moral unseemliness of his luck when they discovered they couldn't get out of paying his minimum-plus-increments stipend.