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.
BECOM'ING, adjective Ornament. obsolete