Unmaidenly

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Unmaidenly un-mā′dn-li unbecoming a maiden
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Usage

In literature:

For the first time in her life, Lucina Merritt was doing something which she acknowledged to herself to be distinctly unmaidenly.
"Jerome, A Poor Man" by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
I don't think perhaps there is anything unmaidenly in my using your Christian name.
"The Empire Annual for Girls, 1911" by Various
And Wayne would never know how unmaidenly she had been.
"The Short Cut" by Jackson Gregory
She would have regarded all speculations on such a sacred subject as low and unmaidenly.
"The Emigrant Trail" by Geraldine Bonner
She grew nervous and self-abusive, declared that she had been unmaidenly, and made herself as wretched as possible.
"His Heart's Queen" by Mrs. Georgie Sheldon
It is most unmaidenly.
"The Heather-Moon" by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
What will the cold and unsympathetic and critical reader remark of the unmaidenly lack of reserve which prompted those last few lines?
"Marion's Faith." by Charles King
But it is due to you to know my story, unmaidenly as it must seem.
"The Short-story" by William Patterson Atkinson
I hope to be forgiven for all my strange, unmaidenly conduct.
"Oswald Langdon" by Carson Jay Lee
She had not acted an unmaidenly part in the matter.
"Janet's Love and Service" by Margaret M Robertson
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