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What is another word for untoward?

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Adjective
Resistant to control or authority
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“This gentleman was witness to the labor of one of the lessons I gave to this untoward child.”
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Unfavorable or disadvantageous to one's interests or progress
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“It was just in the midst of such an untoward environment that Paul found that the graces of the heart grew like orchids on the wild rocks.”
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Inappropriate for a given purpose, situation or occasion
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“Such pessimism might seem untoward given the great scientific and technical advances in agricultural productivity.”
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Inconveniently unexpected or unforeseen
“However, the steady, stable nature of the industry means shareholders receive few untoward profit surprises.”
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Inconveniently or badly timed
“He chose to go away from home at an untoward time of the year, and that, too, without offering a plausible reason.”
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Bringing, or characterized by, misfortune or ruin
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“At last, you are ready to send yourself to Coventry for your untoward fate, and your friends to Halifax for their too evident effort to excite your jealous regret.”
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Lacking in modesty or decency by normal social standards
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Not bendable
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Not desired or favored due to being disagreeable
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Dubious, fanciful, and not likely to be true
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