Definition Of untoward
unexpected and inappropriate or inconvenient.
both tried to behave as if nothing untoward had happened
Example Of untoward
A man would be lewd with, or proposition, or tell an untoward joke toward a female.
According to the organisers, no untoward incident happened during the five-day exposition.
All evils, as elements, are most troublesome, when out of their proper place, as impiety in professors; injustice in judges; unkindness or untowardness in a people toward their pastor.
Any untoward effects appear first in this sensitive age group.
Aside from a few bemused looks from passers-by and a few words with the police, nothing untoward happened.