Definition of “untoward” - English Dictionary

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(Definition of “untoward” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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untowardadjective [ not gradable ]

us /ʌnˈtɔrd, -ˈtoʊrd, -təˈwɔrd/

not expected, not convenient, or not suitable:

I was nervous about what he might do, but nothing untoward happened.

(Definition of “untoward” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)