- adj. 适当的；有礼的；好看的
- adv. 适合地；得体地
来自 seem 古义，使合适，使匹配，使合乎举止，-ly,形容词后缀。
- seemly (adj.)
- "of pleasing or good appearance," also "proper, tasteful, decorous," early 13c., semlich, from Old Norse soemiligr "becoming, honorable," from soemr (see seem). Related: Seemliness. Old Norse also had soemleitr "fine to look at."
- 1. Self-assertion was not thought seemly in a woman.
- 2. Control yourself , sir. These outbursts of petulance are not seemly.
- 您哪, 就克制点吧. 这么使性子可不像话.
- 3. We no longer pay a seemly deference to our superiors.
- 4. Chewing gum on a train is not seemly in a lady.
- 5. I'd stint myself to keep you both in a genteel and seemly style.
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