Becoming - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |bɪˈkʌmɪŋ|  American pronunciation of the word becoming
Brit.  |bɪˈkʌmɪŋ|  British pronunciation of the word becoming
- this word is used as a present participle form of the verb 'to be'to become

adjective

- according with custom or propriety(syn: comely, decorous, seemly)

her becoming modesty

- displaying or setting off to best advantage

a becoming new shade of rose
a becoming portrait

Examples

That jacket is very becoming on you.

She's had her hair cut in a becoming new style.

She accepted the award with a becoming humility.

He spoke with becoming indifference of all meaner accomplishments.

Our life is a "becoming" rather than a simple "being".

Her short hairstyle is very becoming.

She received the praise with becoming modesty.

a becoming new shade of rose

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