Associations to the word «Becoming»

Wiktionary

BECOMING, verb. Present participle of become
BECOMING, noun. (chiefly philosophy) The act or process in which something becomes.
BECOMING, adjective. Pleasingly suitable; fit; congruous
BECOMING, adjective. Decent, respectable
BECOMING ONE FLESH, verb. Present participle of become one flesh

Dictionary definition

BECOMING, adjective. According with custom or propriety; "her becoming modesty"; "comely behavior"; "it is not comme il faut for a gentleman to be constantly asking for money"; "a decent burial"; "seemly behavior".
BECOMING, adjective. Displaying or setting off to best advantage; "a becoming new shade of rose"; "a becoming portrait".

Wise words

Words - so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them.
Nathaniel Hawthorne