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How to sign: contrary to your interests or welfare
"adverse circumstances"; "made a place for themselves under the most untoward conditions";
How to sign: not in keeping with accepted standards of what is right or proper in polite society
"was buried with indecent haste"; "indecorous behavior"; "language unbecoming to a lady"; "unseemly to use profanity"; "moved to curb their untoward ribaldry";