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untoward

adjective uk   /ˌʌn.tʊˈwɔːd/  us   /-ˈtə.wɔːrd/
unexpected and not convenient or unpleasant: Unless anything untoward happens we should arrive just before midday.
Translations of “untoward”
in Chinese (Traditional) 意外的, 事與願違的…
in Russian плохой, неудачный…
in Turkish aksi, ters, uygunsuz…
in Chinese (Simplified) 意外的, 事与愿违的…
in Polish nieprzewidziany, nieoczekiwany…
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