Webster 1913 Edition
Appropriate or fit; congruous; suitable; graceful; befitting.
A low and
Formerly sometimes followed by of.
Such discourses as are
Syn. – Seemly; comely; decorous; decent; proper.
That which is becoming or appropriate.
Webster 1828 Edition
BECOM'ING,ppr., but used rarely or never except as an adjective. Fit; suitable; congruous; proper; graceful; belonging to the character, or adapted to circumstances; as, he speaks with becoming boldness; a dress is very becoming.
Some writers formerly used of, after this word.
Such discourses as are becoming of them.
But this use is inelegant or improper.