OTHER WORDS FROM untowardun·to·ward·ly, adverbun·to·ward·ness, noun
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The existence of that effort is itself presented by Lindell as evidence that something untoward happened, which is a bit like spending $250,000 on Bigfoot deterrents and then pointing to that investment as evidence that Bigfoot must exist.Mike Lindell’s ‘fraud’ allegations are even more ridiculous than you might think|Philip Bump|June 4, 2021|Washington Post
There remains no credible evidence at all that anything untoward occurred in the 2020 election.How people who should know better abuse math to bolster the ‘election fraud’ lie|Philip Bump|April 12, 2021|Washington Post
I have a suspicion that someone is trying to recategorize my generosity to ex-girlfriends as something more untoward.Matt Gaetz tries to pull Tucker Carlson into his mess|Erik Wemple|March 31, 2021|Washington Post
Gwinn always maintained there was nothing untoward about the contracts and hired an outside accounting firm to audit them, which found accepted accounting principles were followed, the newspaper reported.Center Serving Domestic Violence Victims Remains Closed, Angering Advocates|Ashly McGlone|January 6, 2021|Voice of San Diego
After somebody has gotten a vaccine—weeks or months later—they can have an untoward immune reaction.
But Krauss said that from the moment he and the other scientists arrived on the island, they never saw anything untoward.Sleazy Billionaire’s Double Life Featured Beach Parties With Stephen Hawking|M.L. Nestel|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
There was no indication of anything untoward at the newest outpost of the Ace Hotel, in London, today.Founder and Face of Ace Hotel Alex Calderwood Found Dead In London|Tom Sykes|November 17, 2013|DAILY BEAST
I try not to think about the cold years ahead, when time will slowly poach my youth and my body will begin its untoward changes.
Any objectionable remark, any untoward joke, any awkward facial expression may be recorded and broadcast.
The story of this untoward event illustrates at once the morbid habit of his mind and the bitter passions of those times.The Portsmouth Road and Its Tributaries|Charles G. Harper
So solemn was his air, so sober his voice, that both girls felt a premonition of the untoward message that he bore.Mistress Wilding|Rafael Sabatini
Where a Professor Whitney may succeed in spite of untoward circumstances, a dozen will probably fail because of circumstances.
On his way home Francie was a good deal occupied with the recollection of this untoward incident.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson, Volume XXI|Robert Louis Stevenson
But Charles, absorbed as always in himself, saw nothing untoward in their presence.Studies in love and in terror|Marie Belloc Lowndes