Definition for SEEM-LY

SEEM-LY, a. [G. ziemlich; D. taamelyk; Dan. sömmelig.]

Becoming; fit; suited to the object, occasion, purpose or character; suitable. Suspense of judgment and exercise of charity were safer and seemlier for Christian men, than the hot pursuit of these controversies. – Hooker. Honor is not seemly for a fool. Prov. xxvi.

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